ClamAV < 0.95 Scan Evasion

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 36075

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VPR Score: 6.6


The remote antivirus service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the clamd antivirus daemon on the remote host is earlier than 0.95. Such versions are affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A failure to handle certain malformed 'RAR' archive files could make it possible for certain archive files to evade detection from the scan engine. (Bug 1467)

- A failure to handle certain malformed 'RAR' archive files could send the application into an infinite loop, which could make it possible to crash the scan engine.
(Bug 1462)

- A divide by zero issue when handling specially crafted 'PE' file could be used to crash the affected application. (Bug 1335)


Upgrade to ClamAV 0.95 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36075

File Name: clamav_0_95.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 2009/04/02

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 11153

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:clamav:clamav

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6680, CVE-2009-1241, CVE-2009-1270

BID: 34344, 34357

CWE: 20, 94, 189