NOD32 Antivirus ARJ Archive Filename Handling Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 19700


The remote Windows application is prone to a buffer overflow attack.


The remote host is running NOD32 Antivirus, from eset.

The installed version of NOD32 Antivirus is reportedly prone to a heap-based buffer overflow when processing ARJ archives with long filenames. An attacker may be able to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.


Upgrade nod32.002 to version 1.034 build 1132 or later using the online update process.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 19700

File Name: nod32_arj_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2005/09/14

Modified: 2016/10/27

Dependencies: 21608, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Antivirus/NOD32/installed, SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/09/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2903

BID: 14773

OSVDB: 19223