Bitsmith Software Personal Knowbase knowbase.exe FileOpen Dialogue Local Overflow

Low Nessus Plugin ID 58649


An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Bitsmith Personal Knowledge base installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 3.2.4. It is, therefore, affected by a local buffer overflow vulnerability that can be triggered by specifying an oversized string for a specific registry value. This vulnerability may allow for arbitrary code to be executed subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to Bitsmith Personal Knowbase 3.2.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 58649

File Name: bitsmith_knowbase_buffer_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/04/10

Modified: 2016/06/10

Dependencies: 58648

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.7

Temporal Score: 3.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:bitsmith:personal_knowbase

Required KB Items: SMB/Bitsmith_Knowbase/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/03/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/28

Reference Information

BID: 52826

OSVDB: 80816

EDB-ID: 18681