BitDefender PDF Scan Evasion

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running an antivirus application that is
susceptible to a scan evasion attack.

Description :

The remote version of BitDefender Antivirus is running with a
signature update of May 13 2009 or earlier. Such versions are
affected by a scan evasion vulnerability. An attacker can exploit
this flaw to package malicious code in a specially crafted 'PDF' file
so that it will not be detected by the scan engine.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?519e2879

Solution :

Ensure the scan engine is using a signature update after May 13 2009
as that is reportedly when the vendor reportedly deployed a patch for
the issue.

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: 38830 (bitdefender_pdf_scan_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35010

CVE ID:

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