7-Zip < 4.57 Archive Handling Unspecified Issue

high Nessus Plugin ID 31607


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

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


Upgrade to 7Zip 4.57 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31607

File Name: 7zip_4_57.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/19/2008

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:7-zip:7-zip

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6536

BID: 28285

Secunia: 29434