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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6846

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in avast! Linux Home Edition 1.0.5, 1.0.5-1, and 1.0.8 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a malformed (1) ISO or (2) RPM file.
Publish Date : 2009-07-02 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6846

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Avast Avast Antivirus 1.0.5 - Linux Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Avast Avast Antivirus 1.0.5-1 - Linux Home Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Avast Avast Antivirus 1.0.8 - Linux Home Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Avast Avast Antivirus 3

- References For CVE-2008-6846
VUPEN ADV-2008-3460
XF avast-home-iso-rpm-bo(47251)
BID 32747 Avast! Linux Home Edition ISO and RPM File Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-12
BUGTRAQ 20081210 [IVIZ-08-013] Avast antivirus for Linux multiple vulnerabilities

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6846

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