F-Secure Archive Handling RCE (FSC-2008-2)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 31682


A antivirus application installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of F-Secure Anti-Virus installed on the remote host fails to handle specially crafted archives. A remote attacker can exploit this issue to crash the application or execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Enable auto-updates if using F-Secure Internet Security 2006-08.
Alternatively, apply the appropriate hotfix as referenced in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 31682

File Name: fsecure_fsc_2008_02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/03/28

Modified: 2016/12/08

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f-secure:f-secure_anti-virus

Required KB Items: SMB/name, SMB/login, SMB/password, SMB/registry_full_access, SMB/transport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1412

BID: 28282

OSVDB: 43222

CWE: 20