CVE-2012-1459

NameCVE-2012-1459
DescriptionThe TAR file parser in AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2011.01.18.00, Avira AntiVir 7.11.1.163, Antiy Labs AVL SDK 2.0.3.7, avast! Antivirus 4.8.1351.0 and 5.0.677.0, AVG Anti-Virus 10.0.0.1190, Bitdefender 7.2, Quick Heal (aka Cat QuickHeal) 11.00, ClamAV 0.96.4, Command Antivirus 5.2.11.5, Comodo Antivirus 7424, Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.1, F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.2.117, F-Secure Anti-Virus 9.0.16160.0, Fortinet Antivirus 4.2.254.0, G Data AntiVirus 21, Ikarus Virus Utilities T3 Command Line Scanner 1.1.97.0, Jiangmin Antivirus 13.0.900, K7 AntiVirus 9.77.3565, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0.0.125, McAfee Anti-Virus Scanning Engine 5.400.0.1158, McAfee Gateway (formerly Webwasher) 2010.1C, Antimalware Engine 1.1.6402.0 in Microsoft Security Essentials 2.0, NOD32 Antivirus 5795, Norman Antivirus 6.06.12, nProtect Anti-Virus 2011-01-17.01, Panda Antivirus 10.0.2.7, PC Tools AntiVirus 7.0.3.5, Rising Antivirus 22.83.00.03, Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0, AVEngine 20101.3.0.103 in Symantec Endpoint Protection 11, Trend Micro AntiVirus 9.120.0.1004, Trend Micro HouseCall 9.120.0.1004, VBA32 3.12.14.2, and VirusBuster 13.6.151.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a TAR archive entry with a length field corresponding to that entire entry, plus part of the header of the next entry. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different TAR parser implementations.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs668273

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
clamav (PTS)jessie0.100.0+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)0.100.3+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.100.3+dfsg-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.101.2+dfsg-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
clamavsource(unstable)0.97.5+dfsg-1low668273
clamavsourcesqueeze0.97.5+dfsg-3~squeeze1medium

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