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 / 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 :


Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 38973 (avira_antivir_multiple_file_evasion.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 35144


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