Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-672-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Moritz Jodeit discovered that ClamAV did not correctly handle certain
strings when examining a VBA project. If a remote attacker tricked
ClamAV into processing a malicious VBA file, ClamAV would crash,
leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36499 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5050