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[ GLSA 201110-20 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities Oct 23 2011 03:24PM
Tim Sammut (underling gentoo org)
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201110-20
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 23, 2011
Bugs: #338226, #347627, #354019, #378815, #387521
ID: 201110-20

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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
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-antivirus/clamav < 0.97.3 >= 0.97.3

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:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.97.3"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since August 27, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-0405
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-0405
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-3434
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-3434
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-4260
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4260
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-4261
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4261
[ 5 ] CVE-2010-4479
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4479
[ 6 ] CVE-2011-1003
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-1003
[ 7 ] CVE-2011-2721
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-2721
[ 8 ] CVE-2011-3627
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2011-3627

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201110-20.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security (at) gentoo (dot) org [email concealed] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2011 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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