Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2007:172)

high Nessus Plugin ID 25969


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


A vulnerability in ClamAV was discovered that could allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted RTF file or a crafted HTML document with a data: URI, both of which trigger a NULL dereference (CVE-2007-4510).

A vulnerability in clamav-milter, when run in black hole mode, could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters that are used in a certain popen call (CVE-2007-4560).

Other bugs have also been corrected in 0.91.2 which is being provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 25969

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-172.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 9/3/2007

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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

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:clamdmon, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav2, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/31/2007

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Metasploit (ClamAV Milter Blackhole-Mode Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4510, CVE-2007-4560

BID: 25398, 25439

MDKSA: 2007:172

CWE: 78