Fedora 22 : clamav-0.98.7-1.fc22 (2015-7346)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83227
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The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


ClamAV 0.98.7 =============

This release contains new scanning features and bug fixes.

- Improvements to PDF processing: decryption, escape sequence handling, and file property collection.

- Scanning/analysis of additional Microsoft Office 2003 XML format.

- Fix infinite loop condition on crafted y0da cryptor file. Identified and patch suggested by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior. CVE-2015-2221.

- Fix crash on crafted petite packed file. Reported and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix false negatives on files within iso9660 containers. This issue was reported by Minzhuan Gong.

- Fix a couple crashes on crafted upack packed file.
Identified and patches supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix a crash during algorithmic detection on crafted PE file. Identified and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix an infinite loop condition on a crafted 'xz' archive file. This was reported by Dimitri Kirchner and Goulven Guiheux. CVE-2015-2668.

- Fix compilation error after ./configure
--disable-pthreads. Reported and fix suggested by John E. Krokes.

- Apply upstream patch for possible heap overflow in Henry Spencer's regex library. CVE-2015-2305.

- Fix crash in upx decoder with crafted file. Discovered and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix segfault scanning certain HTML files. Reported with sample by Kai Risku.

- Improve detections within xar/pkg files.

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Update the affected clamav package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83227

File Name: fedora_2015-7346.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/4/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:clamav, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:22

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/1/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2668

FEDORA: 2015-7346