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Kaspersky Antivirus Client MIME-encoded Scan Bypass

Medium

Synopsis

The antivirus product can be tricked into not scanning potentially malicious files.

Description

The remote host is running the Kaspersky antivirus client. This version of Kaspersky is vulnerable to a flaw where file scanning can be bypassed by passing malformed MIME-encoded requests. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to send malicious files through the antivirus product without being detected.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.