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Avira Anti-Virus Zip File Scan Evasion

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical security patch or upgrade.

Description

The remote client is running the Avira Ant-Virus engine.

This version of the Avira scan engine is vulnerable to a flaw wherein attackers can bypass the scan engine by submitting files within specially formatted 'ZIP' archives. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to pass malicious code through the scan engine.

Solution

Upgrade to Avira scan engine 8.2.0.148/7.9.0.148 or later.