Avira AntiVir Zip Scan Evasion
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38875
SynopsisThe remote host is running an antivirus application that is affected by a file evasion vulnerability.
DescriptionThe remote host is running an Avira AntiVir product. The scan engine of the installed product is earlier than 22.214.171.124 / 126.96.36.199. Such versions reportedly fail to properly inspect specially crafted 'ZIP' files. An attacker could embed code in a ZIP file in order to circumvent detection by antivirus software.
SolutionUse the Avira update feature to upgrade the scan engine to 188.8.131.52 / 184.108.40.206 or later.