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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4474

Buffer overflow in the "Add to archive" command in WinRAR 3.51 allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code by tricking the user into adding a file whose filename contains a non-default code page and non-ANSI characters, as demonstrated using a Chinese filename, possibly due to buffer expansion when using the WideCharToMultiByte API. NOTE: it is not clear whether this problem can be exploited for code execution. If not, then perhaps the user-assisted nature of the attack should exclude the issue from inclusion in CVE.
Publish Date : 2005-12-21 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowFile Inclusion
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4474

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Rarlab Winrar 3.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Rarlab Winrar 1

- References For CVE-2005-4474

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15999
BID 15999 RARLAB WinRAR File Name Potential Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2005-12-21
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/290
SREASON 290
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/420006/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20051221 WinRAR - Processing Filename Incorrectly Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4474

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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