BitDefender CAB Scan Evasion
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38829
SynopsisThe remote host is running an antivirus application that is susceptible to a scan evasion attack.
DescriptionThe remote version of BitDefender Antivirus is running with a signature update before April 13, 2009. Such versions are affected by a scan evasion vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this flaw to package malicious code in a specially crafted 'CAB' file so that it will not be detected by the scan engine.
SolutionEnsure the scan engine is using a signature update of April 13, 2009 or later as that is reportedly when the vendor is said to have deployed a patch for the issue.