Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gentoo Local Security Checks >> [GLSA-200506-23] Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

[GLSA-200506-23] Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-23
(Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability)


Andrew Toller and Stefan Kanthak discovered that a flaw in
libmspack's Quantum archive decompressor renders Clam AntiVirus
vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack.

Impact

A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a
Denial of Service by sending a specially crafted Quantum archive to the
server.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=337279


Solution:
All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest available
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.86.1"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Converter USB Video Capture Analog to Digital VHS VCR TV to PC Computer Laptop
$11.75
Converter USB Video Capture Analog to Digital VHS VCR TV to PC Computer Laptop pictureWater Cooling Analog Water Temperature Gauge Meter G1/4 Computer Thermodetector
$4.99
Water Cooling Analog Water Temperature Gauge Meter G1/4 Computer Thermodetector pictureATI Analog Audio Video Converter Vintage Computer Cable
$29.95
ATI Analog Audio Video Converter Vintage Computer Cable picture1969 EAI TR-20 Analog Computer Operations/Programming PACE Electronic Associates
$36.0
1969 EAI TR-20 Analog Computer Operations/Programming PACE Electronic Associates picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.