Vulnerability CVE-2012-1429


Published: 2012-03-21

Description:
The ELF file parser in Bitdefender 7.2, Comodo Antivirus 7424, Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.1, eSafe 7.0.17.0, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, and nProtect Anti-Virus 2011-01-17.01 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an ELF file with a ustar character sequence at a certain location. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different ELF parser implementations.

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
Softwin -> Bitdefender 
Nprotect -> Nprotect antivirus 
Mcafee -> Gateway 
Mcafee -> Scan engine 
Ikarus -> Ikarus virus utilities t3 command line scanner 
F-secure -> F-secure anti-virus 
Emsisoft -> Anti-malware 
Comodo -> Comodo antivirus 
Aladdin -> Esafe 

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

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