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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0937

Original release date: 02/09/2005
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Sophos Anti-Virus before 3.87.0, and Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 95, 98, and Me before 3.88.0, allows remote attackers to bypass antivirus protection via a compressed file with both local and global headers set to zero, which does not prevent the compressed file from being opened on a target system.


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

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#968818
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041018 Multiple Vendor Anti-Virus Software Detection Evasion Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 11448
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: XF
Name: antivirus-zip-protection-bypass(17761)
Type: Advisory

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:gentoo:linux
* cpe:/o:gentoo:linux:1.4
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1
* cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1::x86_64
* cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux:9.2
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:archive_zip:archive_zip:1.13
* cpe:/a:ca:brightstor_arcserve_backup:11.1
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_antivirus:7.0
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_antivirus:7.0_sp2
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_antivirus:7.1
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_antivirus_gateway:7.0
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_antivirus_gateway:7.1
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_antivirus:6.1
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_antivirus:6.2
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_antivirus:6.3
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_armor:2.0
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_armor:2.3
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_ez_armor:2.4
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_intrusion_detection:
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_intrusion_detection:1.4.5
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_intrusion_detection:1.5
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_secure_content_manager:1.0
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_secure_content_manager:1.0:sp1
* cpe:/a:ca:etrust_secure_content_manager:1.1
* cpe:/a:ca:inoculateit:6.0
* cpe:/a:eset_software:nod32_antivirus:1.0.11
* cpe:/a:eset_software:nod32_antivirus:1.0.12
* cpe:/a:eset_software:nod32_antivirus:1.0.13
* cpe:/a:kaspersky_lab:kaspersky_anti-virus:3.0
* cpe:/a:kaspersky_lab:kaspersky_anti-virus:4.0
* cpe:/a:kaspersky_lab:kaspersky_anti-virus:5.0
* cpe:/a:mcafee:antivirus_engine:4.3.20
* cpe:/a:rav_antivirus:rav_antivirus_desktop:8.6
* cpe:/a:rav_antivirus:rav_antivirus_for_file_servers:1.0
* cpe:/a:rav_antivirus:rav_antivirus_for_mail_servers:8.4.2
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.4.6
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.78
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.78d
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.79
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.80
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.81
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.82
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.83
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.84
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.85
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_anti-virus:3.86
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_puremessage_anti-virus:4.6
* cpe:/a:sophos:sophos_small_business_suite:1.0

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