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Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer


Severity High
Score 9.3/10


Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in DZIP32.DLL before in DynaZip Max and DZIPS32.DLL before in DynaZip Max Secure; as used in HP OpenView Performance Agent C.04.60, HP Performance Agent C.04.70 and C.04.72, TurboZIP 6.0, and other products; allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename in a ZIP archive during a (1) Fix (aka Repair), (2) Add, (3) Update, or (4) Freshen action, a related issue to CVE-2006-3985.

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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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