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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
condition.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">clamav</product>
<announced>December 09, 2014</announced>
<revised>December 09, 2014: 2</revised>
<bug>529728</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-antivirus/clamav" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">0.98.5</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">0.98.5</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Clam AntiVirus is an open source (GPL) anti-virus toolkit for UNIX,
designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A heap-based buffer overflow exists in the cli_scanpe function in
libclamav/pe.c in ClamAV.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition via
a specially crafted file.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-antivirus/clamav-0.98.5"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9050">CVE-2014-9050</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Sun, 07 Dec 2014 19:55:16 +0000">
BlueKnight
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 09 Dec 2014 12:58:59 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
</glsa>