Vulnerability CVE-2012-1420


Published: 2012-03-21

Description:
The TAR file parser in Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5, F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117, Fortinet Antivirus 4.2.254.0, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0.0.125, Antimalware Engine 1.1.6402.0 in Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, Panda Antivirus 10.0.2.7, and Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a POSIX TAR file with an initial \7fELF character sequence. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different TAR parser implementations.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

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
Partial
None
Affected software
Rising-global -> Rising antivirus 
Pandasecurity -> Panda antivirus 
Norman -> Norman antivirus & antispyware 
Microsoft -> Security essentials 
Kaspersky -> Kaspersky anti-virus 
K7computing -> Antivirus 
Fortinet -> Fortinet antivirus 
F-prot -> F-prot antivirus 
ESET -> Nod32 antivirus 
CAT -> Quick heal 
Authentium -> Command antivirus 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522005
http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html

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