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Category:   Application (Security)  >   F-Secure Internet Security Vendors:   F-Secure
F-Secure Internet Security May Fail to Scan Certain ZIP and RAR Archives
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022172
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1782   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 28 2009
Original Entry Date:  May 6 2009
Impact:   Host/resource access via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2009 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in F-Secure Internet Security. A user can create an archive that will bypass detection.

A remote user can create a specially crafted ZIP or RAR archive that, when processed by the target user or application, will will not be detected by the scanning engine.

F-Secure Client Security 8.0 and prior versions are also affected.

F-Secure Home Server Security 2009 is also affected.

Roger Mickael reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A user can create an archive that will bypass detection.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix. A patch matrix is available in the F-Secure advisory.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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