GLSA-200507-25 : Clam AntiVirus: Integer overflows
High Nessus Plugin ID 19327
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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.
By sending a specially crafted file an attacker could execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running Clam AntiVirus.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.86.2'