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F-Secure Archives and Packed Executables Detection Bypass

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Release Date:  2007-09-27    Last Update:  2007-10-01    Views:  10,230

Secunia Advisory SA26948

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus, which can be exploited by malware to bypass the scanning functionality.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error in the handling of archives and packed executables. This can be exploited to bypass the anti-virus scanning functionality by placing specially crafted archives or packed executables in the "system32" directory.

The vulnerability only affects 64-bit server platforms.

The vulnerability is reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers version 7.00.


Solution:
Apply patch.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Mr Papadorotheoun.

Original Advisory:
http://www.f-secure.com/security/fsc-2007-6.shtml

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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