Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-684-1)

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 :

Ilja van Sprundel discovered that ClamAV did not handle recursive JPEG
information. If a remote attacker sent a specially crafted JPEG file,
ClamAV would crash, leading to a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 37977 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-5314