CA Vet Scan Engine < 11.9.1 Library Remote Heap Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote antivirus application allows execution of arbitrary code.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of CA Vet Scan Engine that is
vulnerable to heap overflow. An attacker may exploit this flaw to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the privileges of a
local administrator or to disable the remote service remotely.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially-
crafted file to the remote antivirus library.

See also :

http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2005/May/258
http://www.nessus.org/u?0e3fa8db

Solution :

Install the latest virus definitions and ensure that the Vet engine is
version 11.9.1 or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 20174 (ca_vet_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 13710

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1693

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