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[GLSA-200612-12] F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-12
(F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities)
F-Prot Antivirus version 4.6.7 fixes a heap-based buffer overflow, an
infinite loop, and other unspecified vulnerabilities.
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 rights 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 ">=app-antivirus/f-prot-4.6.7"
Threat Level: High
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