GLSA-201110-20 : Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 56595


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201110-20 (Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clam AntiVirus. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Impact :

An unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Clam AntiVirus process or cause a Denial of Service by causing an affected user or system to scan a crafted file.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.97.3'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 56595

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201110-20.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Published: 10/24/2011

Updated: 1/6/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:clamav, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405, CVE-2010-3434, CVE-2010-4260, CVE-2010-4261, CVE-2010-4479, CVE-2011-1003, CVE-2011-2721, CVE-2011-3627

BID: 43331, 43555, 45152, 46470, 48891

GLSA: 201110-20

IAVB: 2010-B-0083