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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1461

The Gzip file parser in AVG Anti-Virus, Bitdefender 7.2, Command Antivirus, Emsisoft Anti-Malware, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, Fortinet Antivirus, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, 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, Rising Antivirus, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Trend Micro AntiVirus, Trend Micro HouseCall, and VBA32 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a .tar.gz file with multiple compressed streams. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different Gzip 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-2012-1461

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Anti-virus Vba32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Authentium Command Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application AVG Avg Anti-virus Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Bitdefender Bitdefender 7.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Emsisoft Anti-malware Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Eset Nod32 Antivirus 5795 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 9.0.16160.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application K7computing Antivirus 9.77.3565 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Mcafee Scan Engine 5.400.0.1158 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 6.06.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Rising-global Rising Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 4.61.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Symantec Endpoint Protection 11.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Trendmicro Housecall Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Anti-virus Vba32 1
Authentium Command Antivirus 1
AVG Avg Anti-virus 1
Bitdefender Bitdefender 1
Emsisoft Anti-malware 1
Eset Nod32 Antivirus 1
F-secure F-secure Anti-virus 1
Fortinet Fortinet Antivirus 1
Ikarus Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1
Jiangmin Jiangmin Antivirus 1
K7computing Antivirus 1
Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-virus 1
Mcafee Gateway 1
Mcafee Scan Engine 1
Norman Norman Antivirus & Antispyware 1
Rising-global Rising Antivirus 1
Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 1
Symantec Endpoint Protection 1
Trendmicro Housecall 1
Trendmicro Trend Micro Antivirus 1

- References For CVE-2012-1461
OSVDB 80500
OSVDB 80501
OSVDB 80503
OSVDB 80502
OSVDB 80510
OSVDB 80506
OSVDB 80505
OSVDB 80504
BUGTRAQ 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products
BID 52626 Multiple AntiVirus Products CVE-2012-1461 GZIP File Scan Evasion Vulnerability Release Date:2012-03-30

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1461

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