GLSA-200509-13 : Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200509-13
(Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Clam AntiVirus is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in
'libclamav/upx.c' when processing malformed UPX-packed executables. It
can also be sent into an infinite loop in 'libclamav/fsg.c' when
processing specially crafted FSG-packed executables.

Impact :

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

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.87'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19812 (gentoo_GLSA-200509-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2919