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CVE-2012-1421 Detail

Current Description

The TAR file parser in Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03, and AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a POSIX TAR file with an initial MSCF character sequence. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different TAR parser implementations.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (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): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522005

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cat:quick_heal:11.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:norman:norman_antivirus_\&_antispyware:6.06.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:rising-global:rising_antivirus:22.83.00.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:endpoint_protection:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1421
NVD Published Date:
03/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
12/20/2012