ClamAV Updates for Gentoo Linux
Posted on: 01/27/2018 09:18 AM

Updated ClamAV packages has been released for Gentoo Linux

ClamAV Updates for Gentoo Linux


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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201801-19
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https://security.gentoo.org/
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Severity: High
Title: ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: January 26, 2018
Bugs: #645794
ID: 201801-19

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Synopsis
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ClamAV, the worst of which
may allow execution of arbitrary code.

Background
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ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.

Affected packages
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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-antivirus/clamav < 0.99.3 >= 0.99.3

Description
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ClamAV. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could cause ClamAV to scan a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges
of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.99.3"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-12374
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12374
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-12375
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12375
[ 3 ] CVE-2017-12376
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12376
[ 4 ] CVE-2017-12377
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12377
[ 5 ] CVE-2017-12378
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12378
[ 6 ] CVE-2017-12379
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12379
[ 7 ] CVE-2017-12380
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12380

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201801-19

Concerns?
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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 2018 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.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5



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