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PostPosted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 3:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201110-20 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201110-20)
Severity: high
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: October 24, 2011
Bug(s): #338226, #347627, #354019, #378815, #387521
ID: 201110-20

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Clam AntiVirus, the most
severe of which may allow the execution of arbitrary code.


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: < 0.97.3
Unaffected: >= 0.97.3
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clam AntiVirus. Please
review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the Clam AntiVirus process or cause a Denial of Service by
causing an affected user or system to scan a crafted file.


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-0.97.3"
   


References

CVE-2010-0405
CVE-2010-3434
CVE-2010-4260
CVE-2010-4261
CVE-2010-4479
CVE-2011-1003
CVE-2011-2721
CVE-2011-3627


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