Vulnerability CVE-2012-1423


Published: 2012-03-21

Description:
The TAR file parser in Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5, Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.1, F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117, Fortinet Antivirus 4.2.254.0, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, PC Tools AntiVirus 7.0.3.5, Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03, and VirusBuster 13.6.151.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a POSIX TAR file with an initial MZ 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
Virusbuster -> Virusbuster 
Rising-global -> Rising antivirus 
Pc tools -> Pc tools antivirus 
Norman -> Norman antivirus %26 antispyware 
K7computing -> Antivirus 
Ikarus -> Ikarus virus utilities t3 command line scanner 
Fortinet -> Fortinet antivirus 
F-prot -> F-prot antivirus 
ESET -> Nod32 antivirus 
Emsisoft -> Anti-malware 
Authentium -> Command antivirus 

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

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