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[GLSA-200612-12] F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-12
(F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities)


F-Prot Antivirus version 4.6.7 fixes a heap-based buffer overflow, an
infinite loop, and other unspecified vulnerabilities.

Impact

Among other weaker impacts, a remote attacker could send an e-mail
containing a malicious file that would trigger the buffer overflow
vulnerability and execute arbitrary code with the rights of the
user running F-Prot, which may be the root user.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6293
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6294
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6352


Solution:
All F-Prot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/f-prot-4.6.7"


Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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