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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-1452
Last Modified 27 Jul 2012 11:30:36
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, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner, and Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a CAB file with a modified reserved1 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


  • Cat Quick Heal 11.00

  • Emsisoft Anti-malware

  • Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner


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


BID - 52619

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:11