Trend Micro VSAPI ARJ Handling Heap Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 17213


The remote host is running an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host is running a version of the Trend Micro engine that has a heap overflow vulnerability in the ARJ handling functions.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to bypass virus protection altogether and execute arbitrary code on the remote host. To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to submit a malformed ARJ archive to a process on the remote host and wait for the antivirus engine to scan it.


Upgrade to the Trend Micro engine version 7.510 or newer.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 17213

File Name: trendmicro_arj_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/02/24

Modified: 2013/09/30

Dependencies: 16192

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Antivirus/TrendMicro/trendmicro_engine_version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/02/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/02/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0533

BID: 12643

OSVDB: 14133