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<glsa id="200904-14">
<title>F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities</title>
Multiple errors in F-PROT Antivirus may lead to a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">f-prot</product>
<announced>April 14, 2009</announced>
<revised>April 17, 2009: 04</revised>
<package name="app-antivirus/f-prot" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">6.0.2</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">6.0.2</vulnerable>
F-PROT Antivirus is a multi-platform virus scanner for workstations and
mail servers.
The following vulnerabilities were found:
<li>Multiple errors when processing UPX, ASPack or Microsoft Office
files (CVE-2008-3243).</li>
<li>Infinite Sergio Alvarez of n.runs AG reported an invalid memory
access when processing a CHM file with a large nb_dir value
<li>Jonathan Brossard from iViZ Techno Solutions reported that F-PROT
Antivirus does not correctly process ELF binaries with corrupted
headers (CVE-2008-5747).
<impact type="normal">
A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to scan a
specially crafted file, leading to a crash or infinite loop.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All F-PROT Antivirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-antivirus/f-prot-6.0.2&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-3243</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-3244</uri>
<uri link="">CVE-2008-5747</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 08 Apr 2009 22:38:56 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:12:22 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:13:03 +0000">