Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2006:016)

High Nessus Plugin ID 20795


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in ClamAV versions prior to 0.88 which allows remote attackers to cause a crash and possibly execute arbitrary code via specially crafted UPX files.

This update provides ClamAV 0.88 which corrects this issue and also fixes some other bugs.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20795

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-016.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/01/22

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav-db, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav-milter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav1-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav1-devel, cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:10.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/01/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0162

MDKSA: 2006:016