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TugZip 3.5 Zip File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

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TugZip 3.5 Zip File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



This module exploits a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in the latest version 3.5 of TugZip archiving utility. In order to trigger the vulnerability, an attacker must convince someone to load a specially crafted zip file with TugZip by double click or file open. By doing so, an attacker can execute arbitrary code as the victim user.


  • Stefan Marin
  • Lincoln
  • TecR0c <roccogiovannicalvi@gmail.com>
  • mr_me <steventhomasseeley@gmail.com>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/fileformat/tugzip
msf exploit(tugzip) > show targets
msf exploit(tugzip) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(tugzip) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(tugzip) > exploit

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