PowerArchiver paiso.dll ISO Image Handling Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 23976


The remote Windows host contains a utility that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host contains PowerArchiver, a file compression utility for Windows.

The version of PowerArchiver installed on the remote host has a buffer overflow in the 'paiso.dll' library file that can be triggered when processing the full pathname of a file within an ISO image. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted ISO image file, he can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to PowerArchiver 9.64.03 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 23976

File Name: powerarchiver_paiso_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2007/01/05

Modified: 2016/11/02

Dependencies: 73379

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:powerarchiver:powerarchiver

Required KB Items: SMB/PowerArchiver/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/01/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0097

BID: 21867

OSVDB: 32576