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CVE-2014-1213 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  02/10/2014

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 7.8
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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