Vulnerability CVE-2012-1426


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, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, and Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a POSIX TAR file with an initial \42\5A\68 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 
Norman -> Norman antivirus & antispyware 
K7computing -> Antivirus 
F-prot -> F-prot antivirus 
CAT -> Quick heal 
Authentium -> Command antivirus 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74241
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52585
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522005
http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html

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