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Platform Automation Toolkit
Other software / Other software solutions
This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the from_header() function in list.c when handling V7 archives. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted V7 archive, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Platform Automation Toolkit: before 5.1.1
Q & A
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