BitDefender PDF Scan Evasion
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38830
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 of May 13 2009 or earlier. Such versions are affected by a scan evasion vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this flaw to package malicious code in a specially crafted 'PDF' file so that it will not be detected by the scan engine.
SolutionEnsure the scan engine is using a signature update after May 13 2009 as that is reportedly when the vendor reportedly deployed a patch for the issue.