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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6662

AVG Anti-Virus for Linux 7.5.51, and possibly earlier, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a malformed UPX compressed file, which triggers memory corruption.
Publish Date : 2009-04-07 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6662

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application AVG Avg Anti-virus 7.5.51 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
AVG Avg Anti-virus 1

- References For CVE-2008-6662

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3461
VUPEN ADV-2008-3461
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47254
XF avg-linux-upx-dos(47254)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32749
BID 32749 AVG Anti-Virus For Linux UPX File Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-12
http://www.ivizsecurity.com/security-advisory-iviz-sr-08014.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122893196715523&w=2
BUGTRAQ 20081210 [IVIZ-08-014] AVG antivirus for Linux vulnerability

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6662

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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