GLSA-200904-14 : F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36158
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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 files (CVE-2008-3243).
Infinite Sergio Alvarez of n.runs AG reported an invalid memory access when processing a CHM file with a large nb_dir value (CVE-2008-3244).
Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions reported that F-PROT Antivirus does not correctly process ELF binaries with corrupted headers (CVE-2008-5747).
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.
SolutionAll F-PROT Antivirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/f-prot-6.0.2'