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<glsa id="200708-04">
<title>ClamAV: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A vulnerability has been discovered in ClamAV, allowing for a Denial of
Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">clamav</product>
<announced>August 09, 2007</announced>
<revised>August 09, 2007: 01</revised>
<bug>185013</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-antivirus/clamav" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.91</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.91</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Metaeye Security Group reported a NULL pointer dereference in ClamAV
when processing RAR archives.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted RAR archive to the
clamd daemon, resulting in a crash and a Denial of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=app-antivirus/clamav-0.91&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-3725">CVE-2007-3725</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 29 Jul 2007 22:16:39 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sat, 04 Aug 2007 17:18:26 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Sat, 04 Aug 2007 17:18:43 +0000">
p-y
</metadata>
</glsa>