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: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2014/09/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/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: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2004/02/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2004/02/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0270

BID: 9610

OSVDB: 3894

Secunia: 10826