Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2005:125)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Neel Mehta and Alex Wheeler discovered integer overflow
vulnerabilities in Clam AntiVirus when handling the TNEF, CHM, and FSG
file formats. By sending a specially crafted file, an attacker could
execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Clam
AV.

This update provides clamav 0.86.2 which is not vulnerable to these
issues.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=344514

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19886 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-125.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2450

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