Intrusion Prevention

InfoZip.UnZip.Password.Protected.File.Heap.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Info-ZIP UnZip.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient checking of user supplied data when the vulnerable software handles a maliciously crafted ZIP file. An attacker can exploit this by tricking an unsuspecting user into opening a malicious file and execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Info-ZIP UnZip 6.0 and prior

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://www.info-zip.org/UnZip.html

CVE References

CVE-2018-1000035