Security Advisories

CVE-2022-28884: Denial-of-Service (DoS) Vulnerability

Description

STATUS: Fixed

RISK LEVEL: Medium

FIX: No user action is required. The required fix has been published through automatic update channel with Capricorn database on 2022-08-25_6.

Affected Products

  • All F-Secure endpoint protection products for Windows running 32-bit operating system. 

Platforms

  • All supported platforms for the affected products.

More Information

A denial-of-service vulnerability was discovered in the F-Secure products where aerdl.dll may go into an infinite loop when unpacking PE files. It is possible that this can crash the scanning engine. The exploit can be triggered remotely by an attacker.

This issue was reported to F-Secure through the Vulnerability Reward Program. No known exploit or attack has been seen in the wild.

Credits

F-Secure Corporation would like to thank faty420 for bringing this issue to our attention. 

Date Issued: 2022-09-05