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CVE-2005-4438 Detail

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Dec2Rar.dll 3.2.14.3, as distributed in the Symantec Antivirus Library and used by various Symantec products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via RAR archives with sub-block headers that contain incorrect values in the length field.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/20/2005

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/276
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015384
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/305272 US Government Resource
http://www.rem0te.com/public/images/symc2.pdf Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/419853/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15971
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/3003

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:dec2rar.dll:dec2rar.dll:3.2.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4438
NVD Published Date:
12/20/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018