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AVG Scanning Engine < 8.0.156 UPX Parsing DoS

Medium

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.