|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-1307|
|Date Published:||13 Jan 2013|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Sophos Threat Detection Engine Prior to 3.37.2 |
|Vulnerability Description||An integer underflow vulnerability has been reported in Sophos Anti-Virus.|
|Vulnerability Details||The vulnerability is due to insufficient parameters validation while parsing RAR files. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by causing the affected software to process a specially crafted RAR file. Successful exploitation could result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the affected service.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Security Products Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Sophos Anti-Virus RAR VMSF_RGB Filter Parsing Integer Underflow