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: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/10/24

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/10/24

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

OSVDB: 68167, 68302, 69611, 69612, 69656, 70937, 74181

GLSA: 201110-20

IAVB: 2010-B-0083