Computer Associates Anti-Virus Engine arclib.dll < 8.1.4.0 Multiple Flaws

high Nessus Plugin ID 42105

Synopsis

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by multiple flaws.

Description

The antivirus engine from Computer Associates installed on the remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Due to improper handling of certain specially crafted RAR files it may be possible for a remote attacker to trigger a heap overflow or denial of service condition.
(CVE-2009-3587)

- Due to improper handling of certain specially crafted RAR files it may be possible for a remote attacker to trigger a stack overflow or denial of service condition.
(CVE-2009-3588)

Solution

Either manually apply the patch listed in the vendor advisory or ensure that the product's automatic updates feature is enabled and working properly.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?cccd446a

https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507101/30/0/threaded

http://www.nessus.org/u?aeda8c7c

https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2009/Oct/79

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 42105

File Name: ca_av_arclib_8140.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/13/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/12/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/13/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3587, CVE-2009-3588

BID: 36653

Secunia: 36976