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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200904-14
(F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities)
The following vulnerabilities were found:
Multiple errors when processing UPX, ASPack or Microsoft Office
Infinite Sergio Alvarez of n.runs AG reported an invalid memory
access when processing a CHM file with a large nb_dir value
Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions reported that F-PROT
Antivirus does not correctly process ELF binaries with corrupted
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to scan a
specially crafted file, leading to a crash or infinite loop.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All F-PROT Antivirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/f-prot-6.0.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0