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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-1440
Last Modified 21 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



The ELF file parser in Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, eSafe, CA eTrust Vet Antivirus 36.1.8511, Fortinet Antivirus, and Panda Antivirus allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an ELF file with a modified identsize field. 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.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Aladdin Esafe

  • Ca Etrust Vet Antivirus 36.1.8511

  • Fortinet Antivirus

  • Norman Antivirus %26 Antispyware 6.06.12

  • Pandasecurity Panda Antivirus


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


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