FreeBSD : clamav remote denial-of-service (74a9541d-5d6c-11d8-80e3-0020ed76ef5a)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 36576


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


clamav will exit when a programming assertion is not met. A malformed uuencoded message can trigger this assertion, allowing an attacker to trivially crash clamd or other components of clamav.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 36576

File Name: freebsd_pkg_74a9541d5d6c11d880e30020ed76ef5a.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:clamav, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/12/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0270

BID: 9610

Secunia: 10826