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PostPosted: Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201009-06 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201009-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: September 07, 2010
Bug(s): #314087, #321157
ID: 201009-06

Synopsis


Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Clam AntiVirus.


Background


Clam AntiVirus (short: ClamAV) is an anti-virus toolkit for UNIX,
designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.


Affected Packages

Package: app-antivirus/clamav
Vulnerable: < 0.96.1
Unaffected: >= 0.96.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Clam AntiVirus. For further
information, please consult the CVE entries referenced below.


Impact


A remote attacker could possibly bypass virus detection or cause a
Denial of Service.


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.96.1"


References

CVE-2010-0098
CVE-2010-1311
CVE-2010-1639
CVE-2010-1640
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