Finjan Software Information for VU#968818

Anti-virus software may not properly scan malformed zip archives


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Vendor Statement

We have tested our products against this vulnerability. Findings are as follows:

1. Vital SecurityTM for Clients is not vulnerable to this exploit.

2. Vital SecurityTM for Web is not vulnerable to this exploit. However, this products uses an optional Anti-Virus engine. Currently supported engines are McAfee and Sophos. The McAfee Anti-Virus detects these bogus ZIP files as "Exploit-Zip Trojan". However, the Sophos Anti-Virus currently fails to detect those ZIP files.

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