Vulnerability CVE-2009-2966


Published: 2009-08-25   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
avp.exe in Kaspersky Internet Security 9.0.0.459 and Anti-Virus 9.0.0.463 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption and network connectivity loss) via an HTTP URL request that contains a large number of dot "." characters.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Kaspersky 2010 remote dos (php)
Maksymilian Arci...
21.08.2009
Med.
Kaspersky AV/IS 2010 (avp.exe) Denial-of-Service
Maksymilian Arci...
20.08.2009

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
Kaspersky -> Kaspersky anti-virus 
Kaspersky -> Kaspersky internet security 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/52571
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022755
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022754
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36084
http://www.osvdb.org/57173
http://www.h-online.com/security/Kaspersky-confirm-and-close-DoS-vulnerability--/news/114077
http://securityreason.com/achievement_securityalert/66
http://secunia.com/advisories/36405
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2009-08/0252.html

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