80461 : Norman Antivirus Malformed RAR File Handling Scan Bypass
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Norman Antivirus contains a flaw related to the anti-virus / anti-malware scanning functionality. The issue is triggered when a context-dependent attacker sends a malformed RAR file with an initial MZ sequence. This type of file will not be handled properly by the software and may allow an attacker to bypass the scanning allowing for the delivery of malware.


Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Security Software


OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


Norman ASA
Norman Antivirus



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-21 | Disagree?

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