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avast! AntiVirus Multiple BOF Vulnerabilities (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is installed with avast! AntiVirus and is prone to multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

avast! Linux Home Edition 1.0.8-2 and prior on Linux

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to avast! Linux Home Edition latest version.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)