Intrusion Prevention

HoMM3.h3m.Map.file.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Heroes of Might and Magic III.
The vulnerability is due to an error when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted .H3M file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted .H3M file.

Affected Products

HoMM3 H3 Complete 4.0.0.0
HoMM3 HD Mod 3.808 build 9
HoMM3 Heroes III Demo 1.0.0.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are unaware of any vendor supplied patch for this issue.

Other References

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