CA Antivirus Engine Multiple Scan Evasion

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Synopsis :

An antivirus application installed on the remote host is affected by
multiple scan evasion vulnerabilities.

Description :

The Computer Associates (CA) antivirus scan engine installed on the
remote host is affected by multiple scan evasion vulnerabilities due
to a failure to handle certain malformed archive files. An attacker
can exploit this, via crafted archive files, to evade detection by the
scan engine.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?98dd1f65
http://www.nessus.org/u?3fcf32b0
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2009/May/99
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503447/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Refer to the vendor advisory to apply the appropriate patch or update.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 35473 (ca_av_archive_file_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 33464

CVE ID: CVE-2009-0042

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