GLSA-200507-25 : Clam AntiVirus: Integer overflows

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200507-25
(Clam AntiVirus: Integer overflows)

Neel Mehta and Alex Wheeler discovered that Clam AntiVirus is
vulnerable to integer overflows when handling the TNEF, CHM and FSG
file formats.

Impact :

By sending a specially crafted file an attacker could execute arbitrary
code with the permissions of the user running Clam AntiVirus.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=344514
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200507-25.xml

Solution :

All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.86.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19327 (gentoo_GLSA-200507-25.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2450