Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2007:043)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Clam AntiVirus ClamAV before 0.90 does not close open file descriptors
under certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (file descriptor consumption and failed scans) via
CAB archives with a cabinet header record length of zero, which causes
a function to return without closing a file descriptor.
(CVE-2007-0897)

Directory traversal vulnerability in clamd in Clam AntiVirus ClamAV
before 0.90 allows remote attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via a
.. (dot dot) in the id MIME header parameter in a multi-part message.
(CVE-2007-0898)

The update to 0.90 addresses these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24675 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-043.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-0897
CVE-2007-0898

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