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<glsa id="200601-07">
<title>ClamAV: Remote execution of arbitrary code</title>
ClamAV is vulnerable to a buffer overflow which may lead to remote
execution of arbitrary code.
<product type="ebuild">clamav</product>
<announced>January 13, 2006</announced>
<revised>January 13, 2006: 01</revised>
<package name="app-antivirus/clamav" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.88</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.88</vulnerable>
ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.
Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) reported a heap buffer overflow
vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to an incorrect boundary check
of the user-supplied data prior to copying it to an insufficiently
sized memory buffer. The flaw occurs when the application attempts to
handle compressed UPX files.
<impact type="high">
For example by sending a maliciously crafted UPX file into a mail
server that is integrated with ClamAV, a remote attacker's supplied
code could be executed with escalated privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-antivirus/clamav-0.88&quot;</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-0162</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 09 Jan 2006 23:12:07 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 11 Jan 2006 01:55:27 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 12 Jan 2006 21:27:50 +0000">