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CVE-2014-1213 Detail

Current Description

Sophos Anti-Virus engine (SAVi) before 3.50.1, as used in VDL 4.97G 9.7.x before 9.7.9, 10.0.x before 10.0.11, and 10.3.x before 10.3.1 does not set an ACL for certain global and session objects, which allows local users to bypass anti-virus protection, cause a denial of service (resource consumption, CPU consumption, and eventual crash) or spoof "ready for update" messages by performing certain operations on mutexes or events including (1) DataUpdateRequest, (2) MmfMutexSAV-****, (3) MmfMutexSAV-Info, (4) ReadyForUpdateSAV-****, (5) ReadyForUpdateSAV-Info, (6) SAV-****, (7) SAV-Info, (8) StateChange, (9) SuspendedSAV-****, (10) SuspendedSAV-Info, (11) UpdateComplete, (12) UpdateMutex, (13) UpdateRequest, or (14) SophosALMonSessionInstance, as demonstrated by triggering a ReadyForUpdateSAV event and modifying the UpdateComplete, UpdateMutex, and UpdateRequest objects.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/125024/Sophos-Anti-Virus-Denial-Of-Service.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2014/Feb/1
http://www.portcullis-security.com/security-research-and-downloads/security-advisories/cve-2014-1213/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/530915/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65286
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029713
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/2300/7200/1031/120401.aspx

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:scanning_engine:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
3.48
 cpe:2.3:a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:10.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-1213
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018