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CVE-2012-1457 Detail

Current Description

The TAR file parser in Avira AntiVir 7.11.1.163, Antiy Labs AVL SDK 2.0.3.7, avast! Antivirus 4.8.1351.0 and 5.0.677.0, AVG Anti-Virus 10.0.0.1190, Bitdefender 7.2, Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, ClamAV 0.96.4, Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5, Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.1, eSafe 7.0.17.0, F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117, G Data AntiVirus 21, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0.0.125, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, Antimalware Engine 1.1.6402.0 in Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, PC Tools AntiVirus 7.0.3.5, Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03, AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Trend Micro AntiVirus 9.120.0.1004, Trend Micro HouseCall 9.120.0.1004, VBA32 3.12.14.2, and VirusBuster 13.6.151.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a TAR archive entry with a length field that exceeds the total TAR file size. 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
Description Last Modified:  03/21/2012
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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://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2012-07/msg00002.html
http://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2012/program.html
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:094
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/522005
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/52610
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74293

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:aladdin:esafe:7.0.17.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:alwil:avast_antivirus:4.8.1351.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:alwil:avast_antivirus:5.0.677.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:anti-virus:vba32:3.12.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:antiy:avl_sdk:2.0.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:authentium:command_antivirus:5.2.11.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:avg:avg_anti-virus:10.0.0.1190:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:avira:antivir:7.11.1.163:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:bitdefender:bitdefender:7.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:cat:quick_heal:11.00:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:clamav:clamav:0.96.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:emsisoft:anti-malware:5.1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:eset:nod32_antivirus:5795:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:f-prot:f-prot_antivirus:4.6.2.117:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:gdata-software:g_data_antivirus:21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:ikarus:ikarus_virus_utilities_t3_command_line_scanner:1.1.97.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:jiangmin:jiangmin_antivirus:13.0.900:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:k7computing:antivirus:9.77.3565:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:kaspersky:kaspersky_anti-virus:7.0.0.125:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:gateway:2010.1c:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:mcafee:scan_engine:5.400.0.1158:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:security_essentials:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:norman:norman_antivirus_\&_antispyware:6.06.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:pc_tools:pc_tools_antivirus:7.0.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:rising-global:rising_antivirus:22.83.00.03:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:symantec:endpoint_protection:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:trendmicro:housecall:9.120.0.1004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:trendmicro:trend_micro_antivirus:9.120.0.1004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:virusbuster:virusbuster:13.6.151.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1457
NVD Published Date:
03/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
01/17/2018