New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms released

24 September 2004

FRISK Software has now released new versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms. The version number of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows is now 3.15b while the version number of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux x86, for BSD x86, for Solaris SPARC, for Solaris x86, for AIX on IBM pSeries and for Linux on IBM zSeries is now 4.4.6.

These new versions of F-Prot Antivirus are released in response to the vulnerabilities reported in Microsoft's monthly Security Bulletins for September.

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-28 reports a buffer overrun vulnerability that could allow for remote code execution on an affected system. The vulnerability involves JPEG processing technology and affects software that supports the JPEG image format. These new versions of F-Prot Antivirus provide protection against malicious code taking advantage of this vulnerability.

New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange and of F-Prot Antivirus for DOS will be released in the next few days.

We recommend that users of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux x86, BSD x86, Solaris SPARC, Solaris x86, AIX on IBM pSeries and Linux on IBM zSeries systems update their programs to these newest versions as soon as possible.

Please visit our update center to update your program now.

Current and previous versions of F-PROT Antivirus products:

For information on current versions of F-PROT Antivirus products and the latest virus signature files, visit our current versions page.

To view the release dates of all previous versions of F-PROT Antivirus products, please click here.

Commtouch® is a leading developer of anti virus software and anti spam filtering services. Commtouch's anti virus computer software, F-PROT Antivirus, is available for a number of operating systems such as Windows, Linux, BSD, Solaris, and AIX as well as the Microsoft Exchange groupware.

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