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F-Secure ZIP/RAR Archive Handling Overflow Vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for ZIP/RAR archive handling overflow vulnerabilities in F-Secure products

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote anti-virus software is affected by multiple buffer overflow

Description :

The remote host is running an anti-virus software application from

The version of F-Secure anti-virus installed on the remote Windows
host contains flaws in the way it handles ZIP and RAR archives that
reportedly can be leveraged by a possible hacker to bypass scanning or to
execute arbitrary code remotely subject to the local SYSTEM

See also :

Solution :

Enable auto-updates if using F-Secure Internet Security 2004-2006,
F-Secure Anti-Virus 2004-2006, or F-Secure Personal Express version
6.20 or earlier. Otherwise, apply the appropriate hotfix as listed in
the vendor advisory referenced above.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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