Sophos Anti-Virus CAB, RAR and LZH Scanning Evasion

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Sophos Anti-Virus installed on the remote host
reportedly contains several problems involving the processing of 'CAB'
'RAR' and 'LZH' files which may allow an attacker to evade the anti-
virus scanning by sending a specially-malformed archive.

In addition, an attacker may exploit an HTML injection vulnerability
when processing a ZIP file.

Solution :

Update to Sophos Anti-Virus engine version 2.49.0 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 26002 ()

Bugtraq ID: 25572

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4512

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