Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-945-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 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 reallocate memory when
processing certain PDF files. A remote attacker could send a specially
crafted PDF and crash ClamAV. (CVE-2010-1639)

An out of bounds memory access flaw was discovered in ClamAV. A remote
attacker could send a specially crafted Portable Executable (PE) file
and crash ClamAV. This issue only affected Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46752 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40317

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1639