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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Anti-Virus Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Anti-Virus May Fail to Detect Malware in Various Archive Format Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023841
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023841
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1425   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 20 2010
Original Entry Date:  Apr 12 2010
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2010 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus. A remote user can bypass the anti-virus detection.

A remote user can create a specially crafted archive file containing malware that, when scanned by the target anti-virus engine, will not detect the enclosed malware.

The 7Z, GZIP, CAB, RAR archive formats are affected.

The following product versions are also affected:

F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Client Security 5.54 and earlier
F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Server Security 5.54 and earlier
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Linux Servers 4.65
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 9 and earlier
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations 9 and earlier
F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 9 and earlier
F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper 5.61 and earlier

ReversingLabs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that will bypass the anti-virus detection mechanism.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available via the automatic update channel.

The following fixes are available for other product versions.

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations 8 - 9: Automatic update channel

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 8 - 9: Automatic update channel

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 9: Automatic update channel

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 8 - 9: Automatic update channel

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 6.62: ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-mse/fsavmse662-10.zip

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 7.10: ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-mse/fsavmse710-06.zip

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 8.00: ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-mse/fsavmse800-03.zip

F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 7.00: ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-server/FSAV744-11.fsfix

F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper 5.61: ftp://ftp.f-secure.com/support/hotfix/fsav-server/FSAVSR561-05.fsfix

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2010-1.html

Vendor URL:  www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2010-1.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error, State error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Mon, 12 Apr 2010 18:22:06 +0000
Subject:  F-Secure Anti-Virus


http://www.f-secure.com/en_EMEA/support/security-advisory/fsc-2010-1.html


 
 


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