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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper May Fail to Scan Certain ZIP and RAR Archives
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022171
SecurityTracker URL:
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): 6.61 and prior (for Windows), 2.16 and prior (for Linux)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper. 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 Internet Gatekeeper for Windows 6.61 and prior
F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper for Linux 2.16 and prior
F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper for Linux Japanese 3.01 and prior

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:

Vendor URL: (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


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