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Panda Antivirus EXE File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-07-23    Last Update:  2007-07-27    Views:  15,241

Secunia Advisory SA26171

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Sergio Alvarez has reported a vulnerability in Panda Antivirus, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when parsing .EXE files and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow when e.g. scanning a specially crafted .EXE file.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
An update has reportedly been issued on 2007-07-20 through the regular update mechanism.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Sergio Alvarez, n.runs AG

Original Advisory:
http://www.nruns.com/%5Bn.runs-SA-2007.019%5D%20-%20Panda%20Antivirus%20EXE%20parsing%20Arbitrary%20Code%20Execution%20Advisory.txt

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