Avira Desktop for Windows ACE Archive Handling Buffer Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote host is running Avira Desktop for Windows.

The installed version of Avira Desktop for Windows is reportedly prone
to a stack-based buffer overflow when scanning ACE archives with long
filenames. An attacker can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary
code on the remote host.

See also :

http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2005-43/advisory/

Solution :

Upgrade AVPACK32.DLL to version 6.31.1.7 or later via online update.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 19703 (avira_ace_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 14824

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2957

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