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Moderately critical

Lhaplus ARJ Long Filename Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-09-21    Last Update:  2007-09-25    Views:  9,163

Secunia Advisory SA26907

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Fourteenforty Research has reported a vulnerability in Lhaplus, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an input validation error when handling ARJ archives. This can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted ARJ archive containing a long filename.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.53. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.55.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc.

Original Advisory:
Lhaplus:
http://www7a.biglobe.ne.jp/~schezo/arj_vul.html

Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc.:
http://www.fourteenforty.jp/research/advisory.cgi?FFRRA-20070921

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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