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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Anti-Virus Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Anti-Virus May Fail to Scan Certain ZIP and RAR Archives
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022170
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022170
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1782   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 28 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 6 2009
Impact:   Host/resource access via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2009 and prior; various other product versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus. A user can create an archive that will bypass detection.

A remote user can create a specially crafted ZIP or RAR archive that, when processed by the target user or application, will will not be detected by the scanning engine.

The following product versions are affected:

F-Secure Anti-Virus 2009 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 7.10 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations 8.0 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Client Security 5.54 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 8.00 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 7.00 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Server Security 5.54 and prior
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Linux Servers 4.65
F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper 5.61 and prior

F-Secure Linux Security is also affected.

Roger Mickael reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can create an archive that will bypass detection.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix. A patch matrix is available in the F-Secure advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2009-1.html

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2009-1.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Wed, 6 May 2009 15:20:14 -0400
Subject:  F-Secure Anti-Virus, F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper, F-Secure Protection Service for Business, F-Secure Internet Security, F-Secure Client Security


http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2009-1.html

 
 


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