ClamAV < 0.90.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4075


The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host is running the ClamAV anti-virus client.

This version of ClamAV is vulnerable to a denial of service (DoS) attack when handling malformed RAR archive files. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need the ability to send an email to the vulnerable system. Successful exploitation would result in the application crashing.


Upgrade to version 0.90.3 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4075

File Name: 4075.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2007/06/04

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3123, CVE-2007-3023, CVE-2007-3024, CVE-2007-2650

BID: 24316, 24358, 24289

OSVDB: 34915, 35522, 36908