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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1553-1] clamav security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

ClamAV is an anti-virus utility for Unix, whose upstream developers have released the version 0.100.2. Installing this new version is required to make use of all current virus signatures and to avoid warnings. This version also fixes a security issue discovered after version 0.100.1: CVE-2018-15378: A vulnerability in ClamAV's MEW unpacker may allow unauthenticated remote offenders to cause a denial of service (DoS) via a specially crafted EXE file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

clamav on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', this problem has been fixed in version 0.100.2+dfsg-0+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)