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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1429

The ELF file parser in Bitdefender 7.2, Comodo Antivirus 7424, Emsisoft Anti-Malware, eSafe, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, and nProtect Anti-Virus 2011-01-17.01 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an ELF file with a ustar character sequence at a certain location. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different ELF parser implementations.
Publish Date : 2012-03-21 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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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-2012-1429

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Aladdin Esafe Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Comodo Comodo Antivirus 7424 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Emsisoft Anti-malware Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 9.0.16160.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mcafee Scan Engine 5.400.0.1158 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 2011-01-17.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Softwin Bitdefender 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Aladdin Esafe 1
Comodo Comodo Antivirus 1
Emsisoft Anti-malware 1
F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 1
Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1
Mcafee Gateway 1
Mcafee Scan Engine 1
Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 1
Softwin Bitdefender 1

- References For CVE-2012-1429
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products
XF multiple-av-elf-ustar-evasion(74244)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1429

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