Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 10.10 / 11.04 / 11.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-1258-1)

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 :

Stephane Chazelas discovered the bytecode engine of ClamAV improperly
handled recursion under certain circumstances. This could allow a
remote attacker to craft a file that could cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libclamav6 package.

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: 56777 ()

Bugtraq ID: 50183

CVE ID: CVE-2011-3627