AVG Scanning Engine < 8.0.156 UPX Parsing DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4611

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.

Solution

Upgrade to version 8.0.156 or higher.

See Also

http://www.nruns.com/security_advisory_AVG_Antivirus_UPX_DoS.php

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2008-07/0270.html

http://www.grisoft.com/ww.94247

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4611

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2008/08/04

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 1769

Nessus ID: 33762

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:grisoft:avg_antivirus

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3373

BID: 30417