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The remote Windows host contains a library that is affected by a
buffer overflow vulnerability.
The remote host contains a version of the open source 7-Zip file
archiver and included in third-party products such as Knownsoft's
The version of this software installed on the remote host contains a
buffer overflow in its ARJ file handling library that is triggered
when handling an ARJ block greater than 2600 bytes. If an attacker can
trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted ARJ
archive file, he can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on
the host subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Either contact the application's vendor for an update or upgrade to
7-Zip 4.27 beta (22.214.171.124) or later.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true