CVE-2018-20252

high
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Description

In WinRAR versions prior to and including 5.60, there is an out-of-bounds write vulnerability during parsing of crafted ACE and RAR archive formats. Successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106948

https://research.checkpoint.com/extracting-code-execution-from-winrar/

https://www.win-rar.com/whatsnew.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-05

Updated: 2019-10-09

Type: CWE-787

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:rarlab:winrar:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 5.60 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
122448RARLAB WinRAR < 5.70 Beta 1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high