Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerability (USN-756-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37389

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify buffers when processing Upack files. A remote attacker could send a crafted file and cause a denial of service via application crash.

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/756-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37389

File Name: ubuntu_USN-756-1.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Updated: 2018/11/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-daemon, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-dbg, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-docs, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-freshclam, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-milter, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-testfiles, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libclamav-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libclamav5, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:8.10

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1371

USN: 756-1

CWE: 20