FreeBSD : clamav -- CHM unpacker and PE rebuilding vulnerabilities (8012a79d-5d21-11db-bb8d-00123ffe8333)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22886


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


Secunia reports :

Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Clam AntiVirus, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise a vulnerable system.

1) An unspecified error in the CHM unpacker in chmunpack.c can be exploited to cause a DoS.

2) An unspecified error in rebuildpe.c when rebuilding PE files after unpacking can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22886

File Name: freebsd_pkg_8012a79d5d2111dbbb8d00123ffe8333.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/20

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/10/15

Reference Information

Secunia: 22370