Avira AntiVir PDF Scan Evasion
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38876
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 188.8.131.52 / 184.108.40.206. Such versions reportedly fail to properly inspect specially crafted 'PDF' files. An attacker could embed code in a PDF file in order to circumvent detection by antivirus software.
SolutionUse the Avira update feature to upgrade the scan engine to 220.127.116.11 / 18.104.22.168 or later.