F-Secure Anti-Virus up to 8.00 on Windows numeric error

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in F-Secure Anti-Virus up to 8.00 on Windows (Anti-Malware Software). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-189. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 02/06/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at f-secure.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-6085 since 02/05/2009. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/07/2019).

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 35088 (F-Secure RPM Parsing Integer Overflow RCE (FSC-2008-3)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 31846), X-Force (46016), Secunia (SA32352), SecurityTracker (ID 1021073) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-20244).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Class: Unknown
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 35088
Nessus Name: F-Secure RPM Parsing Integer Overflow RCE (FSC-2008-3)
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OpenVAS ID: 800358
OpenVAS Name: F-Secure Product(s) Integer Overflow Vulnerability (Linux)
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Vendor: https://www.f-secure.com/

Advisory: f-secure.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-6085 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 31846 - F-Secure Multiple Products RPM File Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Secunia: 32352 - F-Secure Products RPM Parsing Integer Overflow Vulnerability, Highly Critical
X-Force: 46016
SecurityTracker: 1021073 - F-Secure Anti-Virus Buffer Overflow in Scanning RPM Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 20244 - Multiple F-Secure Products Buffer Overflow Remote Code Execution or DoS via Crafted RPM Archive File, Medium
Vupen: ADV-2008-2874


Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 06/07/2019 02:17 PM
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