WinRAR LHA Filename Handling Buffer Overflows

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is suffers from two
buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running WinRAR, an archive manager for Windows.

The version of WinRAR installed on the remote host is affected by two
stack-based buffer overflows when processing LHA files with specially-
crafted filenames. Successful exploitation of either issue enables an
attacker to execute arbitrary code subject to the privileges of the
current user.

See also :

http://www.hustlelabs.com/advisories/04072006_rarlabs.pdf
http://www.rarlab.com/rarnew.htm

Solution :

Upgrade to WinRAR version 3.6.0 beta 7 (3.60.7.0) or later.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 22072 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19043

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3845

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