WinRAR < 3.71 Archive Handling Vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 31641
SynopsisThe remote Windows host has a program that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe remote host is running WinRAR, an archive manager for Windows.
The version of WinRAR installed on the remote host reportedly is affected by several heap corruption and stack-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted archive using the affected application, this method could be used to execute arbitrary code on the affected system subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionUpgrade to WinRAR 3.71 or later.