Debian DSA-737-1 : clamav - remote denial of service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18629
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionA number of potential remote denial of service vulnerabilities have been identified in ClamAV. In addition to the four issues identified by CVE ID above, there are fixes for issues in libclamav/cvd.c and libclamav/message.c. Together, these issues could allow a carefully crafted message to crash a ClamAV scanner or exhaust various resources on the machine running the scanner.
SolutionUpgrade the clamav package.
For the stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in version 0.84-2.sarge.1.