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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0994

Original release date: 05/10/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple Sophos Anti-Virus products, including Anti-Virus for Windows 5.x before 5.2.1 and 4.x before 4.05, when cabinet file inspection is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a CAB file with "invalid folder count values," which leads to heap corruption.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

The vendor has issued a fixed version

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-012.html
External Source: BID
Name: 17876
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060508 ZDI-06-012: Sophos Anti-Virus CAB Unpacking Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016041
External Source: SREASON
Name: 869
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060508 ZDI-06-012: Sophos Anti-Virus CAB Unpacking Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1730
External Source: XF
Name: sophos-cab-parsing-bo(26305)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20028
Type: Advisory

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