Multiple CA products Anti-Virus engine archive file security bypass
|ca-antivirus-engine-security-bypass (48261)||Medium Risk|
Multiple CA products could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper handling of certain archive file formats by the Arclib Archive Library (arclib) in the Anti-Virus engine. By sending a malicious archive file to a vulnerable system, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the anti-virus scanning detection and launch further attacks on the system, once the file is extracted.
Refer to CA20090126-01 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- CA Security Response Blog, Jan 26 2009, 10:50 PM: CA20090126-01: CA Anti-Virus Engine Detection Evasion Multiple Vulnerabilities .
- CA20090126-01: Security Notice for CA Anti-Virus Engine.
- BID-33464: Computer Associates Anti-Virus Engine 'arclib.dll' Multiple Scan Evasion Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2009-0042: Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in the Arclib library (arclib.dll) before 126.96.36.199 in the CA Anti-Virus engine for CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise 7.1, r8, and r8.1; Anti-Virus 2007 v8 and 2008; Internet Security Suite 2007 v3 and 2008; and other CA products allow remote attackers to bypass virus detection via a malformed archive file.
- OSVDB ID: 53604: CA Anti-Virus Arclib Library (arclib.dll) Malformed Archive Scan Bypass
- SA33712: CA Anti-Virus Engine Archive Files Detection Bypass
- SECTRACK ID: 1021639: CA Anti-Virus Arclib Bug Lets Remote Users Bypass Malware Detection
- CA Anti-Spyware 2007
- CA Anti-Spyware 2008
- CA Anti-Virus 2007 8.0
- CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise 7.1
- CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise 8
- CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise 8.1
- CA Anti-Virus Gateway 7.1
- CA AntiVirus SDK
- CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup 11.1
- CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup 11.5
- CA BrightStor ARCserve Backup 12
- CA Common Services
- CA eTrust Antivirus 8
- CA eTrust Antivirus 8.1
- CA eTrust Antivirus Gateway 7.1
- CA eTrust EZ Antivirus 6.1
- CA eTrust EZ Antivirus 7.0
- CA eTrust Integrated Threat Management 8.0
- CA eTrust PestPatrol 8.0
- CA eTrust PestPatrol 8.1
- CA eTrust Secure Content Manager 8.0
- CA eTrust Secure Content Manager 8.1
- CA Internet Security Suite 2007
- CA Protection Suites 2
- CA Protection Suites 3.0
- CA Protection Suites 3.1
- CA Secure Content Manager 8.0
- CA Threat Manager 8 Enterprise
- CA Unicenter NSM 11
- CA Unicenter NSM 11.1
- CA Unicenter NSM 11.2
- CA Unicenter NSM 3.0
- CA Unicenter NSM 3.1
Jan 26, 2009
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