Fedora 9 : clamav-0.93.3-2.fc9 (2008-9644)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 34774


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


Security fixes from upstream 0.94 and 0.94.1: CVE-2008-1389 (#461461):
Invalid memory access in the CHM unpacker CVE-2008-3912 (#461461):
Multiple out-of-memory NULL pointer dereferences CVE-2008-3913 (#461461): Fix memory leak in the error code path in freshclam CVE-2008-3914 (#461461): Multiple file descriptor leaks on the error code path CVE-2008-5050 (#470783): get_unicode_name() off-by-one buffer overflow

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected clamav package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 34774

File Name: fedora_2008-9644.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/16/2008

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:clamav, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:9

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/14/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-1389, CVE-2008-3912, CVE-2008-3913, CVE-2008-3914, CVE-2008-5050

BID: 30994, 31051, 32207

FEDORA: 2008-9644

CWE: 119, 200, 399