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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Kaspersky Anti-Virus Vendors:   Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Anti-Virus Virtual Keyboard Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Traverse the Directory to View Files on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034433
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034433
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 16 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Kaspersky Anti-Virus. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The Kaspersky Anti-Virus virtual keyboard does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will invoke the virtual keyboard to view files on the target user's system.

A specially crafted GetGraphics() call with an input value containing directory traversal characters can trigger this flaw.

The original advisory is available at:

https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/134808/GS20151214232213.tgz

Tavis Ormandy of Google Security Research reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.kaspersky.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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