Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 62947


The remote Mac OS X host has an antivirus application that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its engine version, the Sophos Anti-Virus installation on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A memory corruption issue exists in the RAR virtual machine standard filters.

- A stack-based buffer overflow issue exists in the PDF file decrypter.


Upgrade to Sophos Anti-Virus engine version 3.37.10 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62947

File Name: macosx_sophos_8_0_8.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/16/2012

Updated: 8/8/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus

Required KB Items: Antivirus/SophosOSX/installed, MacOSX/Sophos/Version

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/5/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/5/2012

Reference Information

BID: 56401

CERT: 662243