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F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper Virus Detection Bypass

by Donna Buenaventura / April 5, 2004 10:13 PM PDT

Secunia Advisory: SA11297
Release Date: 2004-04-06

Critical: Moderately critical
Impact: Security Bypass

Where: From remote

Software: F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper 5.x

A vulnerability has been reported in F-Secure Anti-Virus for MIMEsweeper, potentially allowing malware to bypass the virus detection.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error, which reportedly causes a problem with properly detecting the Sober.D virus in ZIP archives.

The vulnerability has been reported in versions 5.41 and 5.42 on all supported platforms.

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