GLSA-200509-13 : Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-13
(Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Clam AntiVirus is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in
'libclamav/upx.c' when processing malformed UPX-packed executables. It
can also be sent into an infinite loop in 'libclamav/fsg.c' when
processing specially-crafted FSG-packed executables.

Impact :

By sending a specially-crafted file an attacker could execute
arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Clam AntiVirus,
or cause a Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=356974
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-13.xml

Solution :

All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.87'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19812 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2919
CVE-2005-2920