Intrusion Prevention

ESET.Smart.Security.NOD32.Antivirus.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer overflow vulnerability in ESET SMART Security and NOD32 Antivirus.
The vulnerability is due to a failure by the application to do sufficient boundary checks on user supplied inputs. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a malformed .LZH file.

Affected Products

ESET Smart Security 4.2 and NOD32 Antivirus 4.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
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