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[ GLSA 201009-06 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster () gentoo org>
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 21:23:49 +0200

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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201009-06
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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
========

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
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-antivirus/clamav      < 0.96.1                      >= 0.96.1

Description
===========

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

Impact
======

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

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References
==========

  [ 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
============

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?
=========

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 () gentoo org 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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