FreeBSD : clamav -- zip handling DoS vulnerability (70b62f5e-9e2e-11d9-a256-0001020eed82)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18978


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


The clamav daemon is vulnerable to a DoS vulnerability due to insufficient handling of malformed zip files which can crash the clamav daemon.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 18978

File Name: freebsd_pkg_70b62f5e9e2e11d9a2560001020eed82.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/07/13

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:clamav, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:clamav-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/03/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0133

BID: 12408