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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4512

Original release date: 09/10/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 6.x before 6.5.8 and 7.x before 7.0.1 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via an archive with a file that matches a virus signature and has a crafted filename that is not properly handled by the print function in SavMain.exe.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.sophos.com/support/knowledgebase/article/29150.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070906 Sophos Anti-Virus 6.5.4 Vulnerability
External Source: BID
Name: 25572
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: sophos-zip-xss(36478)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3107
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3077

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
cpe:/a:sophos:anti-virus:6.5.4_r2 and previous versions
cpe:/a:sophos:anti-virus:7.0 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)