ESET NOD32 Antivirus up to 2.2288 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ESET NOD32 Antivirus up to 2.2288 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect integrity.

The bug was discovered 07/20/2007. The weakness was presented 07/20/2007 by Sergio Alvarez with n.runs AG (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-3970 since 07/25/2007. 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 was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25756 (NOD32 Antivirus Run-Time Decompressors Multiple 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 local.

Upgrading to version 2.2289 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 24988), X-Force (35526), Secunia (SA26124), Vulnerability Center (SBV-15721) and Tenable (25756). See 37980 and 37979 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.8
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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: 25756
Nessus Name: NOD32 Antivirus Run-Time Decompressors Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: NOD32 Antivirus 2.2289


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Researcher: Sergio Alvarez
Organization: n.runs AG
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2007-3970 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 24988 - ESET NOD32 Antivirus Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 26124
X-Force: 35526
Vulnerability Center: 15721 - ESET NOD32 Antivirus Race Condition Allows Remote Attacker to Execute Arbitrary Code, High
OSVDB: 37976 - NOD32 Antivirus CAB File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
Vupen: ADV-2007-2602

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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 07/22/2019 04:57 PM
Changes: (1) vulnerability_discoverydate
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