ClamAV < 0.96.3 DoS

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5672

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

File Name: 5672.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2010/09/28

Modified: 2017/02/02

Dependencies: 9794

Nessus ID: 49712

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:clamav

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/20

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/09/20

Reference Information

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

BID: 43331, 43555

IAVB: 2010-B-0083