ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201512-08

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ClamAV, possibly resulting in Denial of Service.

Affected Packages

app-antivirus/clamav on all architectures
Affected versions < 0.98.7
Unaffected versions >= 0.98.7

Background

ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ClamAV. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause ClamAV to scan a specially crafted file, possibly resulting in a Denial of Service condition or other unspecified impact.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.98.7"
 

References

Release Date
December 30, 2015

Latest Revision
December 30, 2015: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
local

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