Kaspersky Anti-Virus PE File Handling DoS

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an antivirus application that is
prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed on the remote host is
affected by a denial of service issue that can be triggered with a
specially crafted PE (portable executable) file to send the scanning
engine into an infinite loop and prevent scanning of other files.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?34269a05
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/456110/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Update the virus signatures to 01/02/2007 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 23997 (kaspersky_pe_dos.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 21901

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0125

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