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From: Tobias Heinlein <keytoaster@g.o>
Subject: [ GLSA 201009-06 ] Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: Tue, 07 Sep 2010 21:23:49 +0200
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201009-06
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  Severity: Normal
     Title: Clam AntiVirus: Multiple vulnerabilities
      Date: September 07, 2010
      Bugs: #314087, #321157
        ID: 201009-06

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Clam AntiVirus.

Background
==========

Clam AntiVirus (short: ClamAV) is an anti-virus toolkit for UNIX,
designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package               /  Vulnerable  /                 Unaffected
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  1  app-antivirus/clamav      < 0.96.1                      >= 0.96.1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Clam AntiVirus. For further
information, please consult the CVE entries referenced below.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly bypass virus detection or cause a
Denial of Service.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:

    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.96.1"

References
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  [ 1 ] CVE-2010-0098
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-0098
  [ 2 ] CVE-2010-1311
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1311
  [ 3 ] CVE-2010-1639
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1639
  [ 4 ] CVE-2010-1640
        http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-1640

Availability
============

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

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201009-06.xml

Concerns?
=========

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@g.o or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2010 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.

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

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