Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDVSA-2008:122)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37440


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


A vulnerability was discovered in ClamAV and corrected with the 0.93.1 release :

libclamav/petite.c in ClamAV before 0.93.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted Petite file that triggers an out-of-bounds read. (CVE-2008-2713)

Other bugs have also been corrected in 0.93.1 which is being provided with this update.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 37440

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2008-122.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/04/23

Modified: 2015/03/19

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:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav-db, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamav-milter, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:clamd, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64clamav4, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav4, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.1

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/06/24

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2713

BID: 29750

MDVSA: 2008:122

CWE: 399