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[ GLSA 200612-12 ] F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz () gentoo org>
Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 22:57:36 +0100

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 200612-12
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  Severity: High
     Title: F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: December 12, 2006
      Bugs: #157612
        ID: 200612-12

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Synopsis
========

F-Prot Antivirus contains a buffer overflow and other unspecified
vulnerabilities, possibly allowing the remote execution of arbitrary
code.

Background
==========

F-Prot Antivirus is a FRISK Software antivirus program that can used
with procmail.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package               /  Vulnerable  /                 Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-antivirus/f-prot       < 4.6.7                       >= 4.6.7

Description
===========

F-Prot Antivirus version 4.6.7 fixes a heap-based buffer overflow, an
infinite loop, and other unspecified vulnerabilities.

Impact
======

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 privileges of the
user running F-Prot, which may be the root user.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All F-Prot users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/f-prot-4.6.7"

References
==========

  [ 1 ] CVE-2006-6293
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6293
  [ 2 ] CVE-2006-6294
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6294
  [ 3 ] CVE-2006-6352
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-6352

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-12.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security () gentoo org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2006 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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