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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 46752 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40317

CVE ID: CVE-2010-1639

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