Current Description

The Compression Sweep feature in WebRoot Spy Sweeper 4.5.9 and earlier does not handle non-ZIP archives, which allows remote attackers to bypass the malware detection via files with (1) RAR, (2) GZ, (3) TAR, (4) CAB, or (5) ACE compression.

Basic Data

PublishedJanuary 29, 2007
Last ModifiedOctober 16, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.8
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationWebroot SoftwareSpy Sweeper********4.5.9

Vulnerable Software List

Webroot Software Spy Sweeper *


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