Thu, May 24 2007 13:37
avast! CAB File Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Sergio Alvarez has reported a vulnerability in
avast!, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the parsing of .CAB
files and can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow via a
specially crafted .CAB file.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerability reportedly affects versions prior to 4.7.766 for servers and 4.7.700 for the Managed Client product.
Update to the latest versions.
Filed under: Advisories / Bulletins