Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDVSA-2010:249)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51071


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


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered and corrected in clamav :

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in pdf.c in libclamav in ClamAV before 0.96.5 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted PDF document (CVE-2010-4260, (CVE-2010-4479).

Off-by-one error in the icon_cb function in pe_icons.c in libclamav in ClamAV before 0.96.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information (CVE-2010-4261).

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The updated clamav packages have been upgraded to the 0.96.5 version that is not vulnerable to these issues.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51071

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2010-249.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2010/12/08

Modified: 2016/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/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: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: 2010/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4260, CVE-2010-4261, CVE-2010-4479

BID: 45152

MDVSA: 2010:249