AVG Anti-Virus Crafted UPX File Handling Divide-by-zero Remote DoS

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
denial of service vulnerability.

Description :

AVG Anti-Virus is installed on the remote Windows host.

The version of AVG Anti-Virus installed on the remote host is affected
by a 'UPX' file parsing flaw. An attacker can trigger a divide-by-zero
error by causing the application to process a specially crafted 'UPX'
file, which would result in a denial of service condition.

See also :

http://www.nruns.com/security_advisory_AVG_Antivirus_UPX_DoS.php
http://seclists.org/bugtraq/2008/Jul/270
http://www.grisoft.com/ww.94247

Solution :

Upgrade to AVG 8.0.156 or later.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 33762 (avg_upx_parsing_dos_vuln.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30417

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3373

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