Sergio ‘shadown’ Alvarez has reported a vulnerability in AVG Anti-Virus, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to a divide-by-zero error when processing UPX compressed executables. This can be exploited to cause the scanning engine to crash when scanning a specially crafted UPX compressed executable file.
The vulnerability affects versions prior to 8.0.156.
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Subject: AVG Anti-Virus UPX Processing Denial of Service
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