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Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2015 23:37:56 +0100
From: "Stefan Kanthak" <>
To: <>
Subject: [FD] Executable installers are vulnerable^WEVIL (case 11): Nmap
	<7.01 and Nmap-WinPcap <4.13

Hi @ll,

the executable installers of Nmap-7.00 and prior versions (see
<>) as well as WinPcap-Nmap-4.12 and
prior versions (included in and prior versions)
are built with the vulnerable Nullsoft Scriptable Install System
(NSIS) (see <> for

These executable installers are vulnerable and allow arbitrary
(remote) code execution and escalation of privilege via the well-
known attacks already published in the advisory regarding NSIS and
the advisory <> titled
Mitigations for "carpet bombing" alias "directory poisoning" attacks against executable installers.

Nmap-7.01 and WinPcap-Nmap-4.13 have been released and fix these

stay tuned
Stefan Kanthak

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