F-Secure Anti-Virus up to 4.51 Hotfix 2 unknown vulnerability

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

A vulnerability was found in F-Secure Anti-Virus up to 4.51 Hotfix 2 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been rated as problematic. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

F-Secure Internet Security 2010 and earlier; Anti-Virus for Microsoft Exchange 9 and earlier, and for MIMEsweeper 5.61 and earlier; Internet Gatekeeper for Windows 6.61 and earlier, and for Linux 4.02 and earlier; Anti-Virus 2010 and earlier; Home Server Security 2009; Protection Service for Consumers 9 and earlier, for Business - Workstation security 9 and earlier, for Business - Server Security 8 and earlier, and for E-mail and Server security 9 and earlier; Mac Protection build 8060 and earlier; Client Security 9 and earlier; and various Anti-Virus products for Windows, Linux, and Citrix; does not properly detect malware in crafted (1) 7Z, (2) GZIP, (3) CAB, or (4) RAR archives, which makes it easier for remote attackers to avoid detection.

The weakness was presented 04/15/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared at vupen.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2010-1425. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 02/23/2017).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 45528 (F-Secure Products Archive Files Scan Evasion (2010-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 117775 (F-Secure Products Archive Files Detection Bypass).

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 39371), Vulnerability Center (SBV-25441) and Tenable (45528).





CPE 2.3infoedit

CPE 2.2infoedit


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

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍



VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍


Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍


Nessus ID: 45528
Nessus Name: F-Secure Products Archive Files Scan Evasion (2010-1)
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍

Qualys ID: 🔍
Qualys Name: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Threat: 🔍
Adversaries: 🔍
Geopolitics: 🔍
Economy: 🔍
Predictions: 🔍
Remediation: 🔍


Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍


04/12/2010 🔍
04/14/2010 +2 days 🔍
04/15/2010 +1 days 🔍
04/15/2010 +0 days 🔍
04/15/2010 +0 days 🔍
04/18/2010 +3 days 🔍
03/19/2015 +1796 days 🔍
12/15/2015 +271 days 🔍
02/23/2017 +436 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.f-secure.com/

Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-1425 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 39371 - F-Secure Multiple Products Scan Evasion Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 25441 - F-Secure Multiple Products Scan Evasion Remote Avoid Detection Vulnerabilities, Medium


Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 02/23/2017 10:21 AM
Changes: (8) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Please log in to comment.

Might our Artificial Intelligence support you?

Check our Alexa App!