Ubuntu 9.10 / 10.04 LTS / 10.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-1076-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

It was discovered that the Microsoft Office processing code in
libclamav improperly handled certain Visual Basic for Applications
(VBA) data. This could allow a remote attacker to craft a document
that could crash clamav or possibly execute arbitrary code.

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV
AppArmor profile.

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 : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 52478 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46470

CVE ID: CVE-2011-1003

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