ClamAV < 0.96 Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5505


The remote host is running an anti-virus application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


according to its version, the clamd anti-virus daemon on the remote host is earlier than 0.96. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- An attacker could bypass anti-virus detection by embedding malicious code in a specially crafted 'CAB' file. (1826)

- An error in the 'qtm_decompress()' function in 'libclamav/mspack.c' could lead to memory corruption when scanning a specially crafted Quantum-compressed file. (1771)


Upgrade to ClamAV 0.96 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5505

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2010/04/07

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 45437

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0098, CVE-2010-1311

BID: 39262