Avira AntiVir RAR/CAB/ZIP/LH Scan Evasion

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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 7.9.0.180 / 8.2.0.180. Such
versions reportedly fail to properly inspect specially crafted
RAR/CAB/ZIP/LH files. An attacker could embed code in such files in
order to circumvent detection by antivirus software.

See also :

http://forum.avira.com/wbb/index.php?page=Thread&threadID=91375
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503914/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Use the Avira update feature to upgrade the scan engine to 7.9.0.180 /
8.2.0.180 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: 38973 (avira_antivir_multiple_file_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35144

CVE ID:

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