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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-1213

Sophos Anti-Virus engine (SAVi) before 3.50.1, as used in VDL 4.97G 9.7.x before 9.7.9, 10.0.x before 10.0.11, and 10.3.x before 10.3.1 does not set an ACL for certain global and session objects, which allows local users to bypass anti-virus protection, cause a denial of service (resource consumption, CPU consumption, and eventual crash) or spoof "ready for update" messages by performing certain operations on mutexes or events including (1) DataUpdateRequest, (2) MmfMutexSAV-****, (3) MmfMutexSAV-Info, (4) ReadyForUpdateSAV-****, (5) ReadyForUpdateSAV-Info, (6) SAV-****, (7) SAV-Info, (8) StateChange, (9) SuspendedSAV-****, (10) SuspendedSAV-Info, (11) UpdateComplete, (12) UpdateMutex, (13) UpdateRequest, or (14) SophosALMonSessionInstance, as demonstrated by triggering a ReadyForUpdateSAV event and modifying the UpdateComplete, UpdateMutex, and UpdateRequest objects.
Publish Date : 2014-02-10 Last Update Date : 2018-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.6
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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-1213

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sophos Scanning Engine 3.48 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 10.0.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sophos Scanning Engine 1
Sophos Sophos Anti-virus 1

- References For CVE-2014-1213

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65286
BID 65286
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/125024/Sophos-Anti-Virus-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/530915/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20140131 CVE-2014-1213 - Denial of Service in Sophos Anti Virus
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Feb/1
FULLDISC 20140131 CVE-2014-1213 - Denial of Service in Sophos Anti Virus
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029713
SECTRACK 1029713
http://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-1213/
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/2300/7200/1031/120401.aspx CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-1213

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


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