GLSA-201412-05 : Clam AntiVirus: Denial of service
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79844
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201412-05 (Clam AntiVirus: Denial of service)
A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the cli_scanpe function in libclamav/pe.c in ClamAV.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via a specially crafted file.
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-0.98.5'