ClamAV < 0.99.3 Multiple libclamav DoS

critical Nessus Plugin ID 106610


The antivirus service running on the remote host is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the ClamAV clamd antivirus daemon running on the remote host is prior to 0.99.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities - one, which expose the system to a DoS attack and another, which provides potential adversaries with Remote Code Execution capabilities.


Upgrade to ClamAV version 0.99.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 106610

File Name: clamav_0_99_3.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2/6/2018

Updated: 7/6/2018

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:clamav:clamav

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, Antivirus/ClamAV/version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-12374, CVE-2017-12375, CVE-2017-12376, CVE-2017-12377, CVE-2017-12378, CVE-2017-12379, CVE-2017-12380