ClamAV < 0.96.3 DoS

medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5672
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Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Description

Versions of ClamAV earlier than 0.96.3 are potentially affected by a denial-of-service vulnerability because the application fails to properly handle specially crafted PDF files. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, can crash the affected service.

Solution

Upgrade to ClamAV 0.96.3 or later.

See Also

https://wwws.clamav.net/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2226

http://git.clamav.net/gitweb?p=clamav-devel.git;a=blob_plain;f=ChangeLog;hb=clamav-0.96.3

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5672

Family: Web Clients

Published: 9/28/2010

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 9794

Nessus ID: 49712

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:cisco:clamav:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 9/20/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/20/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0405, CVE-2010-3434

BID: 43331, 43555

IAVB: 2010-B-0083