FRISK Software F-Prot Antivirus up to 4.6.6 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in FRISK Software F-Prot Antivirus up to 4.6.6 (Anti-Malware Software) and classified as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in FRISK Software F-Prot Antivirus before 4.6.7 have unspecified impact and attack vectors. NOTE: this might be related to CVE-2006-6293, but it is not clear due to the vagueness of the report.

The weakness was shared 12/05/2006 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-6294 since 12/05/2006. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 23864 (GLSA-200612-12 : F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 4.6.7 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Secunia (SA23328) and Tenable (23864). The entries 2690, 33664 and 84844 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 23864
Nessus Name: GLSA-200612-12 : F-PROT Antivirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 57951
OpenVAS Name: Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200612-12 (f-prot)
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Upgrade: F-Prot Antivirus 4.6.7


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CVE: CVE-2006-6294 (🔍)
Secunia: 23328 - Gentoo update for f-prot, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/12/2015 10:21 PM
Updated: 09/27/2017 10:24 AM
Changes: (4) advisory_confirm_url source_cve_assigned source_secunia source_secunia_date
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