Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks --> Category: infos
[GLSA-200608-13] ClamAV: Heap buffer overflow Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
ClamAV: Heap buffer overflow
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200608-13
(ClamAV: Heap buffer overflow)
Damian Put has discovered a boundary error in the pefromupx() function
used by the UPX extraction module, which unpacks PE Windows executable
files. Both the "clamscan" command-line utility and the "clamd" daemon
By sending a malicious attachment to a mail server running ClamAV, a
remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service and potentially the
execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.88.4"
Threat Level: High
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.