2009-2261 | Giorgio Tani PeaZIP input validation (BID-39906 / XFDB-50967)
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A vulnerability classified as very critical was found in Giorgio Tani PeaZIP. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
PeaZIP 2.6.1, 2.5.1, and earlier on Windows allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a .zip archive with a .txt file whose name contains | (pipe) characters and a command.
The weakness was shared 06/30/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-2261 since 06/29/2009. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/12/2021).
It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 16656.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.8
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Class: Privilege escalation
MetaSploit ID: peazip_command_injection.rb
MetaSploit Name: PeaZip Zip Processing Command Injection
MetaSploit File: 🔍
06/29/2009 +24 days 🔍
06/30/2009 +1 days 🔍
06/30/2009 +0 days 🔍
06/30/2009 +0 days 🔍
05/31/2011 +700 days 🔍
03/17/2015 +1386 days 🔍
08/12/2021 +2340 days 🔍Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Not defined
CVE: CVE-2009-2261 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 39906 – PeaZip ‘.Zip’ Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 31589 – PeaZIP 2.6.1, 2.5.1 and Earlier on Windows Remote Commands Execution via Crafted .zip Archive, Medium
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
Created: 03/17/2015 23:38
Updated: 08/12/2021 08:13
Changes: (3) source_exploitdb exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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