Avira Antivir Antivirus up to memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Avira Antivir Antivirus up to (Anti-Malware Software) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/29/2007. The weakness was released 05/28/2007 by Shadow with n.runs (Website). The advisory is available at forum.antivir-pe.de. This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-2974 since 05/31/2007. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25348 (Avira AntiVir File Handling Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (34551) and Tenable (25348). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3099 and 37065.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.0

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 25348
Nessus Name: Avira AntiVir File Handling Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Antivir Antivirus


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Advisory: forum.antivir-pe.de
Researcher: Shadow
Organization: n.runs
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2007-2974 (🔍)
X-Force: 34551
SecurityTracker: 1018131
Vulnerability Center: 15291 - Avira Antivir Antivirus Remote Code Execution via Crafted LZH Archive Files, Medium
SecurityFocus: 24187 - Avira Antivir Antivirus Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 25417
OSVDB: 36712 - Avira AntiVir Antivirus LZH Archive Handling Overflow
Vupen: ADV-2007-1971

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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 07/20/2019 12:26 PM
Changes: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM (81), 07/20/2019 12:26 PM (1)
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