Kaspersky Internet Security / Anti-Virus External Script Unspecified Protection Mechanism Bypass

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40446


The remote Windows host contains an antivirus application that is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The version of the Kaspersky antivirus product installed on the remote host is affected by a security bypass vulnerability. By using a specially crafted external script, an attacker may be able to disable the computer protection provided by the antivirus software.


Upgrade if necessary to Kaspersky Anti-Virus / Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, and then to build or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40446

File Name: kaspersky_avp9_security_bypass.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/07/31

Modified: 2016/05/11

Dependencies: 20284

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:kaspersky_lab:kaspersky_anti-virus

Required KB Items: Antivirus/Kaspersky/installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2647

BID: 35789

OSVDB: 56351

Secunia: 35978