Debian DSA-1549-1 : clamav - buffer overflows

critical Nessus Plugin ID 32004

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Clam anti-virus toolkit. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems :

- CVE-2008-0314 Damian Put discovered that a buffer overflow in the handler for PeSpin binaries may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2008-1100 Alin Rad Pop discovered that a buffer overflow in the handler for Upack PE binaries may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

- CVE-2008-1833 Damian Put and Thomas Pollet discovered that a buffer overflow in the handler for WWPack-compressed PE binaries may lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Solution

Upgrade the clamav packages.

For the stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed in version 0.90.1dfsg-3etch11.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-0314

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-1100

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-1833

https://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1549

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 32004

File Name: debian_DSA-1549.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/22/2008

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0314, CVE-2008-1100, CVE-2008-1833

DSA: 1549

CWE: 119