Ubuntu 8.10 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-754-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 37498

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VPR Score: 3.6

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify its input when processing TAR archives. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted TAR file and cause a denial of service via infinite loop.
(CVE-2009-1270)

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly validate Portable Executable (PE) files. A remote attacker could send a crafted PE file and cause a denial of service (divide by zero). (CVE-2008-6680).

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Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/754-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 37498

File Name: ubuntu_USN-754-1.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/04/23

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 3.6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

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: 2009/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6680, CVE-2009-1270

USN: 754-1

CWE: 94, 189