Vulnerability CVE-2008-6903


Published: 2009-08-05   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows before 7.6.3, Anti-Virus for Windows NT/9x before 4.7.18, Anti-Virus for OS X before 4.9.18, Anti-Virus for Linux before 6.4.5, Anti-Virus for UNIX before 7.0.5, Anti-Virus for Unix and Netware before 4.37.0, Sophos EM Library, and Sophos small business solutions, when CAB archive scanning is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a "fuzzed" CAB archive file, as demonstrated by the OUSPG PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive Formats.

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Sophos -> Anti-virus 
Sophos -> Anti-virus7.6.3 

 References:
http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/50611.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021476
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08015.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3458
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32748
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/33177
http://osvdb.org/50863
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122893252316489&w=2

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