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avast! AntiVirus Multiple BOF Vulnerabilities (Linux) CVE-2008-6846

Severity
Not available
CVSSv3 Score
Not available
Vulnerability description

avast! AntiVirus is prone to multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.

Risk description

Multiple buffer overflow errors occur while processing malformed ISO or RPM files as the application fails to perform adequate bounds check on files before copying them into an insufficiently sized buffer. Attackers can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of affected application, and can cause denial of service.

Recommendation

Upgrade to avast! Linux Home Edition latest version.

Codename
Not available
Detectable with
Network Scanner
Scan engine
OpenVAS
Exploitable with Sniper
No
CVE Published
Jul 2, 2009
Detection added at
Software Type
Not available
Vendor
Not available
Product
Not available