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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2012-1454
Last Modified 27 Jul 2012 11:30:36
Published 21 Mar 2012 06:11:49
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 Dr.Web, eSafe, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, Rising Antivirus, Fortinet Antivirus, and Panda Antivirus allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via an ELF file with a modified ei_version 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

  • Drweb Dr.web Antivirus

  • Fortinet Antivirus

  • Mcafee Gateway 2010.1c

  • Pandasecurity Panda Antivirus

  • Rising-global Rising Antivirus


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


OSVDB - 80432

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:11