Vulnerability identifier: #VU66220
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: Yes
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing zip archives during the conversion of a UTF-8 string to a local string. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted zip file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.
Vulnerable software versions
UnZip: 5.2 - 6.10c22
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?