80386 : AVG Anti-Virus Malformed TAR File Handling Scan Bypass
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AVG Anti-Virus contains a flaw related to the anti-virus / anti-malware scanning functionality. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to use a specially crafted TAR file in order to bypass the scanning functionality, allowing for the delivery of malware.


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


OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


AVG Technologies
AVG Anti-Virus



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-03-21 | Disagree? | There are 2 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0


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