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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1431

The ELF file parser in Bitdefender 7.2, Command Antivirus, Comodo Antivirus 7424, eSafe, F-Prot Antivirus, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, nProtect Anti-Virus 2011-01-17.01, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, and Rising Antivirus allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an ELF file with a \4a\46\49\46 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 : 2012-03-27
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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-2012-1431

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Aladdin Esafe Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Authentium Command Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Bitdefender Bitdefender 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Comodo Comodo Antivirus 7424 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application F-prot F-prot Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 9.0.16160.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 2011-01-17.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Rising-global Rising Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 4.61.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Aladdin Esafe 1
Authentium Command Antivirus 1
Bitdefender Bitdefender 1
Comodo Comodo Antivirus 1
F-prot F-prot Antivirus 1
F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 1
Mcafee Gateway 1
Nprotect Nprotect Antivirus 1
Rising-global Rising Antivirus 1
Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 1

- References For CVE-2012-1431
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1431

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

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