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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5520

AhnLab V3 2008.12.4.1 and possibly 2008.9.13.0, when Internet Explorer 6 or 7 is used, allows remote attackers to bypass detection of malware in an HTML document by placing an MZ header (aka "EXE info") at the beginning, and modifying the filename to have (1) no extension, (2) a .txt extension, or (3) a .jpg extension, as demonstrated by a document containing a CVE-2006-5745 exploit.
Publish Date : 2008-12-12 Last Update Date : 2009-01-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5520

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 2008.9.13.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 2008.12.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 2

- References For CVE-2008-5520

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498995/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081208 Multiple Vendor Anti-Virus Software Malicious WebPage Detection Bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499043/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081209 Multiple Vendor Anti-Virus Software Malicious WebPage Detection Bypass -Update-
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47435
XF multiple-antivirus-mzheader-code-execution(47435)
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4723
SREASON 4723

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5520

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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