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PostPosted: Thu Aug 09, 2007 11:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 200708-04 ] ClamAV: Denial of Service Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ClamAV: Denial of Service (GLSA 200708-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: August 09, 2007
Bug(s): #185013
ID: 200708-04

Synopsis


A vulnerability has been discovered in ClamAV, allowing for a Denial of
Service.


Background


ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.


Affected Packages

Package: app-antivirus/clamav
Vulnerable: < 0.91
Unaffected: >= 0.91
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description


Metaeye Security Group reported a NULL pointer dereference in ClamAV
when processing RAR archives.


Impact


A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RAR archive to the
clamd daemon, resulting in a crash and a Denial of Service.


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-0.91"


References

CVE-2007-3725


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