Avira AntiVir PDF Scan Evasion

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running an antivirus application that is affected
by a file evasion vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running an Avira AntiVir product. The scan engine
of the installed product is earlier than 7.9.0.168 / 8.2.0.168. Such
versions reportedly fail to properly inspect specially crafted 'PDF'
files. An attacker could embed code in a PDF file in order to
circumvent detection by antivirus software.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?6abd005d
http://www.nessus.org/u?c91874c2

Solution :

Use the Avira update feature to upgrade the scan engine to 7.9.0.168 /
8.2.0.168 or later.

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: 38876 (avira_antivir_pdf_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35008

CVE ID:

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