7-Zip < 4.57 Archive Handling Unspecified Issue

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by an
unspecified vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of the open source 7-Zip file
archiver and included in third-party products such as Knownsoft's
Turbo Searcher.

The version of 7-Zip installed on the remote host reportedly is
affected by an as-yet unspecified vulnerability involving archive
handling.

See also :

http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html

Solution :

Upgrade to 7Zip 4.57 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 : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 31607 (7zip_4_57.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 28285

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6536

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