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Sicherheit: Denial of Service in F-PROT
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Name: Denial of Service in F-PROT
ID: 200904-14:02
Distribution: Gentoo
Plattformen: Keine Angabe
Datum: Di, 14. April 2009, 22:53
Referenzen: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5747
Applikationen: F-PROT

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 200904-14:02
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Severity: Normal
Title: F-PROT Antivirus: Denial of Service
Date: April 14, 2009
Updated: April 14, 2009
Bugs: #253497
ID: 200904-14:02

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Synopsis
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An error in F-PROT Antivirus may lead to a Denial of Service.

Background
==========

F-PROT Antivirus is a multi-platform virus scanner for workstations and
mail servers.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-antivirus/f-prot < 6.0.2 >=3D 6.0.2

Description
===========

Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions reported that F-PROT
Antivirus does not correctly process ELF binaries with corrupted
headers.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to scan a
specially crafted ELF binary, leading to a crash.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All F-PROT Antivirus users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose
">=3Dapp-antivirus/f-prot-6.0.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2008-5747
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=3DCVE-2008-5747

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200904-14.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2009 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5




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