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CVE-2008-6903 Detail

Description

Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows before 7.6.3, Anti-Virus for Windows NT/9x before 4.7.18, Anti-Virus for OS X before 4.9.18, Anti-Virus for Linux before 6.4.5, Anti-Virus for UNIX before 7.0.5, Anti-Virus for Unix and Netware before 4.37.0, Sophos EM Library, and Sophos small business solutions, when CAB archive scanning is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) via a "fuzzed" CAB archive file, as demonstrated by the OUSPG PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive Formats.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/05/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122893252316489&w=2
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08015.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32748
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021476 Patch
http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/50611.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3458 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:4.7.18:*:windows-nt:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:4.7.18:*:windows_9x:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:4.9.18:*:os_x:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:4.37.0:*:netware:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:6.4.5:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus:7.0.5:*:unix:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:anti-virus7.6.3:*:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-6903
NVD Published Date:
08/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/19/2009