GLSA-200708-04 : ClamAV: Denial of Service

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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-200708-04
(ClamAV: Denial of Service)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200708-04.xml

Solution :

All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.91'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25869 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-04.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3725