ClamAV < 0.96.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 49712
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The remote antivirus service is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


According to its version, the clamd antivirus daemon on the remote host is earlier than 0.96.3. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- There is a failure to properly parse a specially crafted PDF file because of insufficient bounds-checks on PDF files in the 'find_stream_bounds()' function of the libclamav 'pdf.c' source file. (Bug 2226)

- An integer overflow can be triggered in the 'BZ2_decompress' function when parsing specially crafted BZ2 files, which could cause the server to crash or potentially allow execution of arbitrary code. (Bugs 2230, 2231)


Upgrade to ClamAV 0.96.3 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49712

File Name: clamav_0_96_3.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: remote

Family: Misc.

Published: 10/5/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: clamav_detect.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:clamav:clamav

Required KB Items: Antivirus/ClamAV/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/20/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405, CVE-2010-3434

BID: 43331, 43555

Secunia: 41503

IAVB: 2010-B-0083