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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.800395
Category:Denial of Service
Title:Denial of Service vulnerability in AVG Anti-Virus (Linux)
Summary:Check for the version of AVG Anti-Virus
Description:

Overview: This host is installed with AVG Anti-Virus and is prone to Denial
of Service Vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is caused by a memory corruption error when the scan engine processes
malformed UPX files.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary code in the
context of the affected application or even can cause denial of service.

Impact Level: Application

Affected Software/OS:
AVG Anti-Virus version 7.5.51 and prior on Linux.

Fix: No solution or patch is available as of 17th April, 2009. Information
regarding this issue will be updated once the solution details are available.
For updates refer to http://www.avg.com

References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47254
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3461
Cross-Ref: BugTraq ID: 32749
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-6662
Bugtraq: 20081210 [IVIZ-08-014] AVG antivirus for Linux vulnerability (Google Search)
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122893196715523&w=2
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08014.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32749
http://www.osvdb.org/51962
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3461
XForce ISS Database: avg-linux-upx-dos(47254)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47254
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH

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