Buffer overflow in Info-ZIP UnZip



Published: 2018-10-16 | Updated: 2020-08-08
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-18384
CWE-ID CWE-119
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor Info-ZIP

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU36542

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-18384

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it with the affected software, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

UnZip: 6.0


CPE2.3 External links

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-04/msg00009.html
http://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2159
http://bugzilla.suse.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1110194
http://sourceforge.net/p/infozip/bugs/53/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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