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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2008 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200802-09 ] ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 200802-09)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 21, 2008
Bug(s): #209915
ID: 200802-09

Synopsis


Multiple vulnerabilities in ClamAV may result in the remote execution of
arbitrary code.


Background


Clam AntiVirus is a free anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed
especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.


Affected Packages

Package: app-antivirus/clamav
Vulnerable: < 0.92.1
Unaffected: >= 0.92.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


An integer overflow has been reported in the "cli_scanpe()" function in
file libclamav/pe.c (CVE-2008-0318). Another unspecified vulnerability
has been reported in file libclamav/mew.c (CVE-2008-0728).


Impact


A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to scan a
specially crafted file, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running ClamAV (either a system
user or the "clamav" user if clamd is compromised).


Workaround


There is no known workaround at this time.


Resolution


All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.92.1"


References

CVE-2008-0318
CVE-2008-0728


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