WinRAR < 3.71 Archive Handling Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 31641


The remote Windows host has a program that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The 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.


Upgrade to WinRAR 3.71 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 31641

File Name: winrar_3_71.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/03/21

Modified: 2015/01/12

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Reference Information

OSVDB: 43439

Secunia: 29407