Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER 7zip HFS+ handling heap buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Heap-based buffer overflow in the NArchive::NHfs::CHandler::ExtractZlibFile method in 7zip before 16.00 and p7zip allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HFS+ image. Impact: CVSS base score 7.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 1.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-2334
Heap-based buffer overflow in the NArchive::NHfs::CHandler::ExtractZlibFile method in 7zip before 16.00 and p7zip allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HFS+ image.
Details
Severity Base Score7.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score1.8
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access