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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5747

F-Prot 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux allows remote attackers to bypass anti-virus protection via a crafted ELF program with a "corrupted" header that still allows the program to be executed. NOTE: due to an error in the initial disclosure, F-secure was incorrectly stated as the vendor.
Publish Date : 2008-12-29 Last Update Date : 2009-04-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5747

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application F-prot F-prot Antivirus 4.6.8 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
F-prot F-prot Antivirus 1

- References For CVE-2008-5747

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200904-14.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200904-14
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4822
SREASON 4822
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08016.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499083
BUGTRAQ 20081210 [IVIZ-08-016] F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499305/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081216 Re: [IVIZ-08-016] F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499501/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081222 Re: [IVIZ-08-016] F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32753
BID 32753 F-PROT Antivirus for Linux ELF File Scanning Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-29
http://secunia.com/advisories/34700
SECUNIA 34700

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5747

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


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