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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1459

The TAR file parser in AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2011.01.18.00, Avira AntiVir 7.11.1.163, Antiy Labs AVL SDK 2.0.3.7, avast! Antivirus 4.8.1351.0 and 5.0.677.0, AVG Anti-Virus 10.0.0.1190, Bitdefender 7.2, Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, ClamAV 0.96.4, Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5, Comodo Antivirus 7424, Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.1, F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, Fortinet Antivirus 4.2.254.0, G Data AntiVirus 21, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0.0.125, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, Antimalware Engine 1.1.6402.0 in Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, nProtect Anti-Virus 2011-01-17.01, Panda Antivirus 10.0.2.7, PC Tools AntiVirus 7.0.3.5, Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Trend Micro AntiVirus 9.120.0.1004, Trend Micro HouseCall 9.120.0.1004, VBA32 3.12.14.2, and VirusBuster 13.6.151.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a TAR archive entry with a length field corresponding to that entire entry, plus part of the header of the next entry. 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.
Publish Date : 2012-03-21 Last Update Date : 2012-11-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-1459

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 2011.01.18.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Alwil Avast Antivirus 4.8.1351.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Alwil Avast Antivirus 5.0.677.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Anti-virus Vba32 3.12.14.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Antiy Avl Sdk 2.0.3.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Authentium Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application AVG Avg Anti-virus 10.0.0.1190 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Avira Antivir 7.11.1.163 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Bitdefender Bitdefender 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application CAT Quick Heal 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Clamav Clamav 0.96.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Comodo Comodo Antivirus 7424 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Emsisoft Anti-malware 5.1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Eset Nod32 Antivirus 5795 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application F-prot F-prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 9.0.16160.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus 4.2.254.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Gdata-software G Data Antivirus 21 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application K7computing Antivirus 9.77.3565 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus 7.0.0.125 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Mcafee Scan Engine 5.400.0.1158 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 6.06.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 2011-01-17.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Pandasecurity Panda Antivirus 10.0.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Pc Tools Pc Tools Antivirus 7.0.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Rising-global Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 4.61.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
32 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
33 Application Trendmicro Housecall 9.120.0.1004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
34 Application Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus 9.120.0.1004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
35 Application Virusbuster Virusbuster 13.6.151.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 1
Alwil Avast Antivirus 2
Anti-virus Vba32 1
Antiy Avl Sdk 1
Authentium Command Antivirus 1
AVG Avg Anti-virus 1
Avira Antivir 1
Bitdefender Bitdefender 1
CAT Quick Heal 1
Clamav Clamav 1
Comodo Comodo Antivirus 1
Emsisoft Anti-malware 1
Eset Nod32 Antivirus 1
F-prot F-prot Antivirus 1
F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 1
Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus 1
Gdata-software G Data Antivirus 1
Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1
Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 1
K7computing Antivirus 1
Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus 1
Mcafee Gateway 1
Mcafee Scan Engine 1
Microsoft Security Essentials 1
Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 1
Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 1
Pandasecurity Panda Antivirus 1
Pc Tools Pc Tools Antivirus 1
Rising-global Rising Antivirus 1
Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 1
Symantec Endpoint Protection 1
Trendmicro Housecall 1
Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus 1
Virusbuster Virusbuster 1

- References For CVE-2012-1459

http://osvdb.org/80390
OSVDB 80390
http://osvdb.org/80389
OSVDB 80389
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00002.html
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2012:0833
http://osvdb.org/80391
OSVDB 80391
http://osvdb.org/80392
OSVDB 80392
http://osvdb.org/80403
OSVDB 80403 Kaspersky Anti-Virus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass Kaspersky Anti-Virus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
http://osvdb.org/80393
OSVDB 80393
http://osvdb.org/80395
OSVDB 80395
http://osvdb.org/80396
OSVDB 80396
http://osvdb.org/80406
OSVDB 80406 F-Prot Antivirus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass F-Prot Antivirus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html
http://osvdb.org/80409
OSVDB 80409 Quick Heal Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass Quick Heal Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
http://osvdb.org/80407
OSVDB 80407 Command Antivirus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass Command Antivirus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/74302
XF multiple-av-tar-header-evasion(74302)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522005
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52623
BID 52623 Multiple AntiVirus Products CVE-2012-1459 TAR File Scan Evasion Vulnerability Release Date:2012-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1459

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


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