Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDVSA-2008:239)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 37414


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Ilja van Sprundel found that ClamAV contained a denial of service vulnerability in how it handled processing JPEG files, due to it not limiting the recursion depth when processing JPEG thumbnails (CVE-2008-5314).

Other bugs have also been corrected in 0.94.2 which is being provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37414

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-239.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Published: 4/23/2009

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav-db, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav5, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav5, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 12/5/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5314

MDVSA: 2008:239

CWE: 399