Vulnerability Details

Free Download Manager Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Published: 2010-05-25 11:56:16
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Executable

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application or to compromise the application and the underlying computer.

Affected Versions:
Free Download Manager version prior to 3.0 build 852 on Windows.

Technical Details:
Multiple buffer overflow errors exists due to boundary errors when, - opening folders within the 'Site Explorer' - opening websites in the 'Site Explorer' functionality - setting the directory on 'FTP' servers - handling redirects and - Sanitising the 'name' attribute of the 'file' element of metalink files before using it to download files.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to version 3.0 build 852.

Summary:
This host has Free Download Manager installed and is prone to multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0998
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-0999

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/39447
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-68/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/511282/100/0/threaded

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2010-05-25
Modified
2019-03-19
Category
Buffer overflow

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