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JVNDB-2008-000050

Virus Security and Virus Security ZERO denial of service (DoS) vulnerability

Overview

Virus Security and Virus Security ZERO provided by SOURCENEXT CORPORATION contain a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Virus Security and Virus Security ZERO are anti-virus software provided by SOURCENEXT CORPORATION. Virus Security and Virus Security ZERO contain a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability as they do not properly handle malicious compressed files when scanning.

Yuji Ukai of Fourteenforty Research Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendor under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 4.3 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: Partial

Affected Products


SOURCENEXT CORPORATION
  • Virus Security version 9.5.0173 and earlier
  • Virus Security ZERO version 9.5.0173 and earlier

Impact

The software may not function after scanning malicious compressed files.
Solution

[Update the Software]
Apply the latest updates provided by the vendor.
Vendor Information

SOURCENEXT CORPORATION
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Improper Input Validation(CWE-20) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2008-4429
References

  1. JVN : JVN#66077895
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2008-4429
  3. IPA SECURITY ALERTS : Security Alert for Vulnerability in Virus Security and Virus Security ZERO
  4. JVN iPedia (Japanese) : JVNDB-2008-000050
Revision History

[2008/08/14]
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