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[ GLSA 201009-06 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201009-06
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http://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: Normal
Title: Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: September 07, 2010
Bugs: #314087, #321157
ID: 201009-06

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Clam AntiVirus.

Background
==========

Clam AntiVirus (short: ClamAV) is an anti-virus toolkit for UNIX,
designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-antivirus/clamav < 0.96.1 >= 0.96.1

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Clam AntiVirus. For further
information, please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact
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A remote attacker could possibly bypass virus detection or cause a
Denial of Service.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.96.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-0098
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0098
[ 2 ] CVE-2010-1311
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1311
[ 3 ] CVE-2010-1639
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1639
[ 4 ] CVE-2010-1640
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1640

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201009-06.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security [at] gentoo or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2010 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
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