Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDVSA-2011:122)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in clamav :

Off-by-one error in the cli_hm_scan function in matcher-hash.c in
libclamav in ClamAV before 0.97.2 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (daemon crash) via an e-mail message that is not
properly handled during certain hash calculations (CVE-2011-2721).

Packages for 2009.0 are provided as of the Extended Maintenance
Program. Please visit this link to learn more:
http://store.mandriva.com/product_info.php?cPath=149 products_id=490

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 0.97.2 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 55848 ()

Bugtraq ID: 48891

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2721

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