GLSA-200812-21 : ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 35268

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200812-21 (ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Moritz Jodeit reported an off-by-one error within the get_unicode_name() function in libclamav/vba_extract.c when processing VBA project files (CVE-2008-5050). Ilja van Sprundel reported an infinite recursion error within the cli_check_jpeg_exploit() function in libclamav/special.c when processing JPEG files (CVE-2008-5314).
Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted VBA or JPEG file to the clamd daemon, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application or a Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.94.2'

See Also

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/200812-21

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 35268

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200812-21.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 2008/12/26

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:clamav, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/12/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5050, CVE-2008-5314

BID: 32207

GLSA: 200812-21

CWE: 119, 399