Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-754-1)

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 its input when
processing TAR archives. A remote attacker could send a specially
crafted TAR file and cause a denial of service via infinite loop.
(CVE-2009-1270)

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly validate Portable
Executable (PE) files. A remote attacker could send a crafted PE file
and cause a denial of service (divide by zero). (CVE-2008-6680).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37498 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6680
CVE-2009-1270