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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 33762


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


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.


Upgrade to AVG 8.0.156 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 33762

File Name: avg_upx_parsing_dos_vuln.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2008/07/30

Modified: 2016/10/07

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-2008-3373

BID: 30417

OSVDB: 47212

CWE: 189