FreeBSD : clamav -- CHM Processing Denial of Service (da5c4072-8082-11dd-9c8c-001c2514716c)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34189

Synopsis

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

Description

Hanno Boeck reports :

A fuzzing test showed weakness in the chm parser of clamav, which can possibly be exploited. The clamav team has disabled the chm module in older versions though freshclam updates and has released 0.94 with a fixed parser.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?b0681484

http://www.nessus.org/u?39351b16

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34189

File Name: freebsd_pkg_da5c4072808211dd9c8c001c2514716c.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 9/12/2008

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

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

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: 9/12/2008

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/9/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1389

CWE: 399