Debian DLA-2108-1 : clamav security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 133773
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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

It was found that ClamAV, an antivirus software, was susceptible to a denial of service attack by unauthenticated users via inefficient MIME parsing of especially crafted email files.

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 0.101.5+dfsg-0+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.

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Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/02/msg00016.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/clamav

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 133773

File Name: debian_DLA-2108.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/19/2020

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-base, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-daemon, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-docs, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-freshclam, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-milter, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav-testfiles, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamdscan, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libclamav-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libclamav7, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/18/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/15/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-15961