Intrusion Prevention

Perl.Archive.Zip.Arbitrary.File.Overwrite

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit an Arbitrary File Overwrite Vulnerability in the Perl Archive::Zip module.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted ZIP file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted ZIP file.

Affected Products

Perl Foundation Archive::Zip 1.60 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://github.com/redhotpenguin/perl-Archive-Zip/pull/33

CVE References

CVE-2018-10860