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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-1450
Last Modified 27 Jul 2012 11:30:35
Published 21 Mar 2012 06:11:48
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



The CAB file parser in Emsisoft Anti-Malware, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, and Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a CAB file with a modified reserved3 field. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different CAB parser implementations.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Emsisoft Anti-malware

  • Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner

  • Sophos Anti-virus 4.61.0


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


BID - 52617

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:11