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[IVIZ-08-016] F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header Security Bypass Dec 10 2008 12:09PM
iViZ Security Advisories (advisories ivizsecurity com)
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[ iViZ Security Advisory 08-016 10/12/2008 ]
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iViZ Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
http://www.ivizsecurity.com
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* Title: F-Secure f-prot Antivirus for Linux corrupted ELF header
Security Bypass.
* Date: 10/12/2008
* Software: f-prot version 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux

--[ Synopsis:

It is possible to protect an ELF binary against
f-prot by corrupting its ELF header, while letting
the binary completely functional. F-prot will crash
when analyzing the file, letting the possible malware
undetected.

--[ Affected Software:

* f-prot version 4.6.8 for GNU/Linux

--[ Impact:

Remote DoS, possibly remote code execution.

--[ Vendor response:

* No vendor response

--[ Credits:

This vulnerability was discovered by Security Researcher
Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

--[ Disclosure timeline:

* First private disclosure to vendor on September 1st 2008.

--[ Reference:

http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory.html

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