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CVE-2008-5523Date: (C)2008-12-12   (M)2018-02-19


avast! antivirus 4.8.1281.0, when Internet Explorer 6 or 7 is used, allows remote attackers to bypass detection of malware in an HTML document by placing an MZ header (aka "EXE info") at the beginning, and modifying the filename to have (1) no extension, (2) a .txt extension, or (3) a .jpg extension, as demonstrated by a document containing a CVE-2006-5745 exploit.

CVSS Score and Metrics +CVSS Score and Metrics -

CVSS V3 Severity:CVSS V2 Severity:
CVSS Score : CVSS Score : 9.3
Exploit Score: Exploit Score: 8.6
Impact Score: Impact Score: 10.0
 
CVSS V3 Metrics:CVSS V2 Metrics:
Attack Vector: Access Vector: NETWORK
Attack Complexity: Access Complexity: MEDIUM
Privileges Required: Authentication: NONE
User Interaction: Confidentiality: COMPLETE
Scope: Integrity: COMPLETE
Confidentiality: Availability: COMPLETE
Integrity:  
Availability:  
  
Reference:
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498995/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499043/100/0/threaded
SREASON-4723
multiple-antivirus-mzheader-code-execution(47435)

CWE    1
CWE-20

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