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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-1438
Last Modified 27 Mar 2012 12:00:00
Published 21 Mar 2012 06:11:47
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-1438

Summary

The Microsoft Office file parser in Comodo Antivirus 7425 and Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an Office 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 Office parser implementations.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Comodo Antivirus 7425

  • Sophos Anti-virus 4.61.0


References

BUGTRAQ - 20120319 Evasion attacks expoliting file-parsing vulnerabilities in antivirus products

MISC - http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:31