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Kaspersky Antivirus PE File Denial of Service Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks date of virus signatures

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an antivirus application that is
prone to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The version of Kaspersky Antivirus installed on the remote host is
affected by a denial of service issue that can be triggered with a
specially-crafted PE (portable executable) file to send the scanning
engine into an infinite loop and prevent scanning of other files.

See also :

Solution :

Update the virus signatures to 01/02/2007 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3

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