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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6903

Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows before 7.6.3, Anti-Virus for Windows NT/9x before 4.7.18, Anti-Virus for OS X before 4.9.18, Anti-Virus for Linux before 6.4.5, Anti-Virus for UNIX before 7.0.5, Anti-Virus for Unix and Netware before 4.37.0, Sophos EM Library, and Sophos small business solutions, when CAB archive scanning is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a "fuzzed" CAB archive file, as demonstrated by the OUSPG PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive Formats.
Publish Date : 2009-08-05 Last Update Date : 2009-08-19
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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 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 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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6903

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sophos Anti-virus 4.7.18 Windows 9x Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sophos Anti-virus 4.7.18 Windows-nt Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sophos Anti-virus 4.9.18 Os X Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sophos Anti-virus 4.37.0 Netware Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sophos Anti-virus 6.4.5 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sophos Anti-virus 7.0.5 Unix Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sophos Anti-virus7.6.3 Windows Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sophos Anti-virus 6
Sophos Anti-virus7.6.3 1

- References For CVE-2008-6903 CONFIRM
SECTRACK 1021476
VUPEN ADV-2008-3458
BID 32748 Sophos Antivirus Multiple File Processing Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-08-21
OSVDB 50863
BUGTRAQ 20081210 [IVIZ-08-015] Sophos Antivirus for Linux vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6903

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