SUSE Security Announcement: clamav various problems (SUSE-SA:2006:020)
Posted on: 04/11/2006 04:22 PM

A security announcement from SUSE

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SUSE Security Announcement

Package: clamav
Announcement ID: SUSE-SA:2006:020
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 15:00:00 +0000
Affected Products: SUSE LINUX 10.0
SUSE LINUX 9.3
SUSE LINUX 9.2
SUSE LINUX 9.1
SUSE SLES 9
Vulnerability Type: remote code execution
Severity (1-10): 7
SUSE Default Package: no
Cross-References: CVE-2006-1614, CVE-2006-1615, CVE-2006-1630

Content of This Advisory:
1) Security Vulnerability Resolved:
various security problems in clamav
Problem Description
2) Solution or Work-Around
3) Special Instructions and Notes
4) Package Location and Checksums
5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:
See SUSE Security Summary Report.
6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

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1) Problem Description and Brief Discussion

Clamav was updated to version 0.88.1 to fix the following security
problems:

- An integer overflow in the PE header parser (CVE-2006-1614).

- Format string bugs in the logging code could potentially be
exploited to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2006-1615).

- Access to invalid memory could lead to a crash (CVE-2006-1630).

2) Solution or Work-Around

There is no known workaround, please install the update packages.

3) Special Instructions and Notes

None.

4) Package Location and Checksums

The preferred method for installing security updates is to use the YaST
Online Update (YOU) tool. YOU detects which updates are required and
automatically performs the necessary steps to verify and install them.
Alternatively, download the update packages for your distribution manually
and verify their integrity by the methods listed in Section 6 of this
announcement. Then install the packages using the command

rpm -Fhv <file.rpm>

to apply the update, replacing <file.rpm> with the filename of the
downloaded RPM package.


x86 Platform:

SUSE LINUX 10.0:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/i586/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.i586.rpm
840c489882c026a65cdf9b2c3bd23bf4

SUSE LINUX 9.3:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/i586/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.i586.rpm
fe1630ece8aa2a373a51a9424b198a40

SUSE LINUX 9.2:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/i586/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.i586.rpm
85866ed8dd299d859a8c3af8994675fa

SUSE LINUX 9.1:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/i586/clamav-0.88.1-0.4.i586.rpm
16e8df6c4f6600de31a09a1465706d59

Power PC Platform:

SUSE LINUX 10.0:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/ppc/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.ppc.rpm
57cfa5135ad913b70b3aace346cfb5b5

x86-64 Platform:

SUSE LINUX 10.0:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/x86_64/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.x86_64.rpm
ad2b04a8f5fbb2ced60255ec61a2065a

SUSE LINUX 9.3:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/x86_64/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.x86_64.rpm
796d039988817df8889687c374e62a33

SUSE LINUX 9.2:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/x86_64/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.x86_64.rpm
43faff2546c2e88d3be55a99460bdd3e

SUSE LINUX 9.1:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/x86_64/clamav-0.88.1-0.4.x86_64.rpm
72796a06aea7faf1f7890db2df110d22

Sources:

SUSE LINUX 10.0:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/10.0/rpm/src/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.src.rpm
a5c0fc2391f58c6888bb088631c275c4

SUSE LINUX 9.3:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.3/rpm/src/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.src.rpm
27f4a7250e9dd00bb10dcded28c94d52

SUSE LINUX 9.2:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.2/rpm/src/clamav-0.88.1-0.2.src.rpm
709a5ce55d1211838994a01dd16cc784

SUSE LINUX 9.1:
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/i386/update/9.1/rpm/src/clamav-0.88.1-0.4.src.rpm
a75522d97f96e58f87cebee5e7647649
ftp://ftp.suse.com/pub/suse/x86_64/update/9.1/rpm/src/clamav-0.88.1-0.4.src.rpm
c5a20f91051ae5844a6b09b3ba9dd9a5

Our maintenance customers are notified individually. The packages are
offered for installation from the maintenance web:

http://support.novell.com/cgi-bin/search/searchtid.cgi?psdb/16a5f07357d26c8b896b5811c6ac4d89.html

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5) Pending Vulnerabilities, Solutions, and Work-Arounds:

See SUSE Security Summary Report.
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6) Authenticity Verification and Additional Information

- Announcement authenticity verification:

SUSE security announcements are published via mailing lists and on Web
sites. The authenticity and integrity of a SUSE security announcement is
guaranteed by a cryptographic signature in each announcement. All SUSE
security announcements are published with a valid signature.

To verify the signature of the announcement, save it as text into a file
and run the command

gpg --verify <file>

replacing <file> with the name of the file where you saved the
announcement. The output for a valid signature looks like:

gpg: Signature made <DATE> using RSA key ID 3D25D3D9
gpg: Good signature from "SuSE Security Team <security@suse.de>"

where <DATE> is replaced by the date the document was signed.

If the security team's key is not contained in your key ring, you can
import it from the first installation CD. To import the key, use the
command

gpg --import gpg-pubkey-3d25d3d9-36e12d04.asc

- Package authenticity verification:

SUSE update packages are available on many mirror FTP servers all over the
world. While this service is considered valuable and important to the free
and open source software community, the authenticity and the integrity of
a package needs to be verified to ensure that it has not been tampered
with.

There are two verification methods that can be used independently from
each other to prove the authenticity of a downloaded file or RPM package:

1) Using the internal gpg signatures of the rpm package
2) MD5 checksums as provided in this announcement

1) The internal rpm package signatures provide an easy way to verify the
authenticity of an RPM package. Use the command

rpm -v --checksig <file.rpm>

to verify the signature of the package, replacing <file.rpm> with the
filename of the RPM package downloaded. The package is unmodified if it
contains a valid signature from build@suse.de with the key ID 9C800ACA.

This key is automatically imported into the RPM database (on
RPMv4-based distributions) and the gpg key ring of 'root' during
installation. You can also find it on the first installation CD and at
the end of this announcement.

2) If you need an alternative means of verification, use the md5sum
command to verify the authenticity of the packages. Execute the command

md5sum <filename.rpm>

after you downloaded the file from a SUSE FTP server or its mirrors.
Then compare the resulting md5sum with the one that is listed in the
SUSE security announcement. Because the announcement containing the
checksums is cryptographically signed (by security@suse.de), the
checksums show proof of the authenticity of the package if the
signature of the announcement is valid. Note that the md5 sums
published in the SUSE Security Announcements are valid for the
respective packages only. Newer versions of these packages cannot be
verified.

- SUSE runs two security mailing lists to which any interested party may
subscribe:

suse-security@suse.com
- General Linux and SUSE security discussion.
All SUSE security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
<suse-security-subscribe@suse.com>.

suse-security-announce@suse.com
- SUSE's announce-only mailing list.
Only SUSE's security announcements are sent to this list.
To subscribe, send an e-mail to
<suse-security-announce-subscribe@suse.com>.

For general information or the frequently asked questions (FAQ),
send mail to <suse-security-info@suse.com> or
<suse-security-faq@suse.com>.

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SUSE's security contact is <security@suse.com> or <security@suse.de>.
The <security@suse.de> public key is listed below.
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The information in this advisory may be distributed or reproduced,
provided that the advisory is not modified in any way. In particular, the
clear text signature should show proof of the authenticity of the text.

SUSE Linux Products GmbH provides no warranties of any kind whatsoever
with respect to the information contained in this security advisory.

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pub 2048R/3D25D3D9 1999-03-06 SuSE Security Team <security@suse.de>
pub 1024D/9C800ACA 2000-10-19 SuSE Package Signing Key <build@suse.de>

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