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<glsa id="201412-05">
<title>Clam AntiVirus: Denial of service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in Clam AntiVirus can lead to a Denial of Service
<product type="ebuild">clamav</product>
<announced>December 09, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 09, 2014: 2</revised>
<package name="app-antivirus/clamav" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.98.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.98.5</vulnerable>
<p>Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX,
designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.
<p>A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the cli_scanpe function in
libclamav/pe.c in ClamAV.
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a specially crafted file.
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-antivirus/clamav-0.98.5"
<uri link="">CVE-2014-9050</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:55:16 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:58:59 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>