Debian DSA-1771-1 : clamav - several vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 36164

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the ClamAV anti-virus toolkit :

- CVE-2008-6680 Attackers can cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted EXE file that triggers a divide-by-zero error.

- CVE-2009-1270 Attackers can cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted tar file that causes (1) clamd and (2) clamscan to hang.

- (no CVE Id yet)

Attackers can cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted EXE file that crashes the UPack unpacker.

Solution

Upgrade the clamav packages.

For the old stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in version 0.90.1dfsg-4etch19.

For the stable distribution (lenny), these problems have been fixed in version 0.94.dfsg.2-1lenny2.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2008-6680

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2009-1270

https://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1771

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 36164

File Name: debian_DSA-1771.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/16

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:clamav, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/15

Reference Information

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

DSA: 1771

CWE: 94, 189