GLSA-200805-19 : 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-200805-19
(ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported:
Damian Put reported a heap-based buffer overflow when processing PeSpin
packed PE binaries (CVE-2008-0314).
Alin Rad Pop of Secunia Research reported a buffer overflow in the
cli_scanpe() function when processing Upack PE binaries
Hanno Boeck reported an infinite loop when processing ARJ archives
Damian Put and Thomas Pollet reported a heap-based buffer overflow when
processing WWPack compressed PE binaries (CVE-2008-1833).
A buffer over-read was discovered in the rfc2231() function when
producing a string that is not NULL terminated (CVE-2008-1836).
An unspecified vulnerability leading to 'memory problems' when scanning
RAR files was reported (CVE-2008-1837).
Thierry Zoller reported that scanning of RAR files could be
circumvented (CVE-2008-1835).

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user or automated system to scan a
specially crafted file, possibly leading to the execution of arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user running ClamAV (either a system
user or the 'clamav' user if clamd is compromised), or a Denial of

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-0.93'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 32417 (gentoo_GLSA-200805-19.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0314

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