Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDVSA-2010:110)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 46744


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


Multiple vulnerabilities was discovered and fixed in clamav :

The cli_pdf function in libclamav/pdf.c in ClamAV before 0.96.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed PDF file, related to an inconsistency in the calculated stream length and the real stream length (CVE-2010-1639).

Off-by-one error in the parseicon function in libclamav/pe_icons.c in ClamAV 0.96 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted PE icon that triggers an out-of-bounds read, related to improper rounding during scaling (CVE-2010-1640).

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This update provides clamav 0.96.1 which is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 46744

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-110.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/05/28

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/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:lib64clamav6, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libclamav6, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2008.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0

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: 2010/05/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1639, CVE-2010-1640

BID: 40317, 40318

MDVSA: 2010:110