CVE-2005-4438 - Symantec Antivirus Library RAR Decompression Heap Overflow Vulnerabilities

Publication

2005-12-21

Last modification

2018-10-19

Summary

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.

Risk level (CVSS AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

High

7.5

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
Dec2Rar.Dll Dec2Rar.Dll  3.2.14.3