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<glsa id="200612-12">
<title>F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
F-Prot Antivirus contains a buffer overflow and other unspecified
vulnerabilities, possibly allowing the remote execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">f-prot</product>
<announced>December 12, 2006</announced>
<revised>December 12, 2006: 01</revised>
<package name="app-antivirus/f-prot" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.6.7</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.6.7</vulnerable>
F-Prot Antivirus is a FRISK Software antivirus program that can used
with procmail.
F-Prot Antivirus version 4.6.7 fixes a heap-based buffer overflow, an
infinite loop, and other unspecified vulnerabilities.
<impact type="high">
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 privileges of the
user running F-Prot, which may be the root user.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All F-Prot users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-antivirus/f-prot-4.6.7&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-6293</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-6294</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-6352</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 11 Dec 2006 17:16:15 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Mon, 11 Dec 2006 20:51:14 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Mon, 11 Dec 2006 23:24:00 +0000">