F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass

2008.12.31
Credit: iViZ
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-399


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

----------------------------------------------------------------------- [ iViZ Security Advisory 08-016 10/12/2008 ] ----------------------------------------------------------------------- iViZ Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd. http://www.ivizsecurity.com ----------------------------------------------------------------------- * Title: F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass. * Date: 10/12/2008 * Software: f-prot version 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux --[ Synopsis: It is possible to protect an ELF binary against f-prot by corrupting its ELF header, while letting the binary completely functional. F-prot will crash when analyzing the file, letting the possible malware undetected. --[ Affected Software: * f-prot version 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux --[ Impact: Remote DoS, possibly remote code execution. --[ Vendor response: * No vendor response --[ Credits: This vulnerability was discovered by Security Researcher Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd. --[ Disclosure timeline: * First private disclosure to vendor on September 1st 2008. --[ Reference: http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory.html

References:

http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08016.html


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