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avast! Antivirus Server Edition LHA Archive Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks version of avast Server Edition

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an application that is affected by a
buffer overflow.

Description :

The remote host is running avast! Antivirus Server Edition.

The installed version of avast! Antivirus Server Edition is reportedly
prone to a heap overflow when processing LHA archives with long
filename and directory-name extended-header fields. A possible hacker may
be able to exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code on the remote
host, likely with LOCAL SYSTEM rights.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to avast! Antivirus Server Edition 4.7.660 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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