Ubuntu 11.04 : clamav vulnerability (USN-1179-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that the hash processing code in libclamav
improperly handled messages with certain hashes. This could allow a
remote attacker to craft a document that could cause clamav to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libclamav6 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55729 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48891

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2721