F-PROT Antivirus Engine < 4.4.4 Multiple File Handling DoS Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33549


The remote host has an application that is affected by multiple flaws.


The version of F-PROT Anti-Virus installed on the remote Windows host contains flaws in the way it handles CHM, UPX-compressed, ASPack-compressed and certain Microsoft office files.

- A malformed CHM file containing '0xffffffff' in the 'nb_dir' field could crash the application.

- A malformed UPX-compressed or ASPack-compressed file could crash the application.

- A specially crafted Microsoft office document could trigger a infinite loop, causing a denial of service condition.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33549

File Name: fprot_multiple_vulns.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/07/21

Modified: 2016/05/05

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3244, CVE-2008-3243

BID: 30258, 30253

OSVDB: 47297, 47298, 47299, 47300

CWE: 20