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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34189


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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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


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


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