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Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CVE-2006-2085

Severity Medium
Score 5.1/10

Summary

Multiple buffer overflows in (1) CxAce60.dll and (2) CxAce60u.dll in SpeedProject Squeez 5.10 Build 4460, and SpeedCommander 10.52 Build 4450 and 11.01 Build 4450, allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an ACE archive that contains a file with a long filename.

  • HIGH
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-119 - Buffer Overflow

Buffer overflow attacks involve data transit and operations exceeding the restricted memory buffer, thereby corrupting or overwriting data in adjacent memory locations. Such overflow allows the attacker to run arbitrary code or manipulate the existing code to cause privilege escalation, data breach, denial of service, system crash and even complete system compromise. Given that languages such as C and C++ lack default safeguards against overwriting or accessing data in their memory, applications utilizing these languages are most susceptible to buffer overflows attacks.

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