Zero-day vulnerability in File Archiver

Buffer overflow

Known malware:


Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2007062601 - Buffer overflow in Lhaca File Archiver

Vulnerable component: File Archiver

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-3375

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error in Lhaca File Archiver when processing .lzh archives. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted .lzh file, trick the victim into opening it, cause stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.