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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1462

The ZIP file parser in AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2011.01.18.00, AVG Anti-Virus, Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, Emsisoft Anti-Malware, eSafe, Fortinet Antivirus, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, and AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a ZIP file containing an invalid block of data at the beginning. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different ZIP parser implementations.
Publish Date : 2012-03-21 Last Update Date : 2012-11-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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-2012-1462

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 2011.01.18.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Aladdin Esafe Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application AVG Avg Anti-virus Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application CAT Quick Heal 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Emsisoft Anti-malware Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Ahnlab V3 Internet Security 1
Aladdin Esafe 1
AVG Avg Anti-virus 1
CAT Quick Heal 1
Emsisoft Anti-malware 1
Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus 1
Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1
Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 1
Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus 1
Symantec Endpoint Protection 1

- References For CVE-2012-1462
BID 52613 Multiple AntiVirus Products CVE-2012-1462 ZIP File Scan Evasion Vulnerability Release Date:2012-03-20
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products
XF multiple-av-zip-file-evasion(74310)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1462

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