Debian DLA-3042-1 : clamav - LTS security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 161837

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The remote Debian 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dla-3042 advisory.

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in CHM file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20770)

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in the TIFF file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20771)

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in HTML file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20785)

- On May 4, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.103.4, 0.103.5, 0.104.1, and 0.104.2 could allow an authenticated, local attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog.
(CVE-2022-20796)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade the clamav packages.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 0.103.6+dfsg-0+deb9u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/clamav

https://www.debian.org/lts/security/2022/dla-3042

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-20770

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-20771

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-20785

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-20792

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-20796

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161837

File Name: debian_DLA-3042.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/4/2022

Updated: 8/31/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-20785

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-20792

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-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:libclamav9, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/3/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-20770, CVE-2022-20771, CVE-2022-20785, CVE-2022-20792, CVE-2022-20796