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F-Secure Products ZIP and RAR Archives Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2009-05-06    Last Update:  2009-06-03    Views:  4,049

Secunia Advisory SA35008

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A weakness has been reported in various F-Secure products, which can be exploited by malware to bypass the scanning functionality.

The weakness is caused due to an error in the handling of ZIP and RAR files and can be exploited to bypass the anti-virus scanning functionality via a specially crafted ZIP or RAR file.

The weakness affects the following products:
* F-Secure Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 7.10 and earlier
* F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper for Windows 6.61 and earlier
* F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper for Linux 2.16 and earlier
* F-Secure Internet Gatekeeper for Linux Japanese 3.01 and earlier
* Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Business - E-mail and Server security version 8.00 and earlier
* F-Secure Internet Security 2009 and earlier
* F-Secure Anti-Virus 2009 and earlier
* F-Secure Client Security 8.0 and earlier
* F-Secure Anti-Virus for Workstations 8.0 and earlier
* F-Secure Linux Security 7.01 and earlier
* F-Secure Anti-Virus Linux Client Security 5.54 and earlier
* Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Consumers version 8.00 and earlier
* Solutions based on F-Secure Protection Service for Business - Workstation security version 8.00 and earlier
* F-Secure Home Server Security 2009
* F-Secure Anti-Virus for Windows Servers 8.00 and earlier
* F-Secure Anti-Virus for Citrix Servers 7.00 and earlier
* F-Secure Linux Security 7.02 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 MIMEsweeper 5.61 and earlier


Solution:
Apply patches. Please see the vendor's advisory for details.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Roger Mickael.

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

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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