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Archive Decoder Insecure Executable Loading Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-10-20    Views:  3,142

Secunia Advisory SA41920

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Archive Decoder, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application loading "explorer.exe" in an insecure manner and can be exploited by tricking a user into e.g. opening a ZIP file located on a remote SMB share.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but requires that files are opened via the Windows Explorer "Open With" menu.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.23. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.24.

Provided and/or discovered by:
JVN credits Mr. Makoto.

Original Advisory:
http://www.ponsoftware.com/archiver/explzh/arcdec.htm

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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