Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-756-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 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 :

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify buffers when
processing Upack files. A remote attacker could send a crafted file
and cause a denial of service via application crash.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37389 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1371