ClamAV < 0.99.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9793


The remote host is running a version of ClamAV that is affected by multiple attack vectors.


Versions of ClamAV prior to 0.99.2 are affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- Multiple flaws exists in 'libclamav' that are triggered during the handling of specially crafted 7z files. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to have an unspecified impact. (CVE-2016-1371)
- A flaw exists in 'libclamav' that is triggered during the handling of a specially crafted mew packer executable. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to crash a process linked against the library. (CVE-2016-1372)


Upgrade to ClamAV 0.99.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9793

File Name: 9793.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/11/18

Modified: 2016/11/18

Dependencies: 9795

Nessus ID: 93897

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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


Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.4


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:clamav

Patch Publication Date: 2016/05/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1371, CVE-2016-1372

BID: 93221, 93222