Sophos Anti-Virus For Windows CAB File Scan Evasion

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running antivirus software with a file scan
evasion vulnerability.

Description :

According to its engine number, the version of Sophos Anti-Virus
running on the remote Windows host has a scan evasion vulnerability.
Specially crafted CAB files can exploit this to bypass antivirus
scanning.

Solution :

Upgrade to Sophos Anti-Virus engine version 2.87.1 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: 39448 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35402

CVE ID:

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