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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1425

The TAR file parser in Avira AntiVir, Antiy Labs AVL SDK, Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, Emsisoft Anti-Malware, Fortinet Antivirus, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, PC Tools AntiVirus, AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Trend Micro AntiVirus, and Trend Micro HouseCall allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a POSIX TAR file with an initial \50\4B\03\04 character sequence. 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 : 2012-08-13
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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-2012-1425

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Antiy Avl Sdk Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Avira Antivir Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application CAT Quick Heal 11.00 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Emsisoft Anti-malware Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Eset Nod32 Antivirus 5795 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 Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Mcafee Scan Engine 5.400.0.1158 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 6.06.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Pc Tools Pc Tools Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Trendmicro Housecall Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Antiy Avl Sdk 1
Avira Antivir 1
CAT Quick Heal 1
Emsisoft Anti-malware 1
Eset Nod32 Antivirus 1
Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus 1
Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1
Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 1
Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus 1
Mcafee Gateway 1
Mcafee Scan Engine 1
Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 1
Pc Tools Pc Tools Antivirus 1
Symantec Endpoint Protection 1
Trendmicro Housecall 1
Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus 1

- References For CVE-2012-1425
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products
OSVDB 80409 Quick Heal Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass Quick Heal Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
OSVDB 80403 Kaspersky Anti-Virus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass Kaspersky Anti-Virus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
OSVDB 80396
OSVDB 80395
OSVDB 80392
OSVDB 80391
OSVDB 80389

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1425

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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