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Debian Security Advisory DSA 824-1 (clamav)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

14 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to clamav announced via advisory DSA 824-1. Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clam AntiVirus, the antivirus scanner for Unix, designed for integration with mail servers to perform attachment scanning. The following problems were identified: CVE-2005-2919 A potentially infinite loop could lead to a denial of service. CVE-2005-2920 A buffer overflow could lead to a denial of service. The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain ClamAV packages.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in version 0.84-2.sarge.4. For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in version 0.87-1. We recommend that you upgrade your clamav package. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%20824-1

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)