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CVE-2005-3373 Detail

Current Description

Multiple interpretation error in Dr.Web 4.32b allows remote attackers to bypass virus scanning via a file such as BAT, HTML, and EML with an "MZ" magic byte sequence which is normally associated with EXE, which causes the file to be treated as a safe type that could still be executed as a dangerous file type by applications on the end system, as demonstrated by a "triple headed" program that contains EXE, EML, and HTML content, aka the "magic byte bug."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=113026417802703&w=2
http://www.securityelf.org/magicbyte.html
http://www.securityelf.org/magicbyteadv.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityelf.org/updmagic.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15189

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-Other Other NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:dr.web:dr.web_antivirus:4.32b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-3373
NVD Published Date:
10/30/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2016