ConeXware PowerArchiver up to 9.62.03 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ConeXware PowerArchiver up to 9.62.03 and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 10/01/2007 by JPCERT with JPCERT/CC (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-5279 since 10/08/2007. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 9.62.03 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 25938), X-Force (36969) and Secunia (SA27000).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.7

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Upgrade: PowerArchiver 9.62.03


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Researcher: JPCERT
Organization: JPCERT/CC
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-5279 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 25938 - ConeXware PowerArchiver BlackHole Archive Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 27000 - PowerArchiver "BlackHole" Archive Handling Buffer Overflow, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 36969 - PowerArchiver BlackHole archive buffer overflow
OSVDB: 41552 - PowerArchiver BlackHole Archive Filename Handling Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2007-3378


Created: 03/16/2015 12:18 PM
Updated: 09/09/2018 11:46 AM
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