GLSA-200704-21 : ClamAV: 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-200704-21
(ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities)

iDefense Labs have reported a stack-based buffer overflow in the
cab_unstore() function when processing negative values in .cab files.
Multiple file descriptor leaks have also been reported in chmunpack.c,
pdf.c and dblock.c when processing .chm files.

Impact :

A remote attacker could send a specially crafted CHM file to the
scanner, possibly resulting in the remote execution of arbitrary code
with the privileges of the user running ClamAV.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.90.2'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25109 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1745

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