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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Security Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Security May Fail to Detect Malware in Various Archive Format Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023843
SecurityTracker URL:
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 Internet Security. 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.

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 vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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