[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 202104-07 ] ClamAV: Denial of Service

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Severity: Low Title: ClamAV: Denial of Service Date: April 30, 2021 Bugs: #780894 ID: 202104-07
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Synopsis ========
A vulnerability in ClamAV could lead to a Denial of Service condition.
Background ==========
ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.
Affected packages =================
——————————————————————- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ——————————————————————- 1 app-antivirus/clamav < 0.103.2 >= 0.103.2
Description ===========
A vulnerability has been discovered in ClamAV. Please review the CVE identifier referenced below for details.
Impact ======
A remote attacker could cause ClamAV to scan a specially crafted file, possibly resulting a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround ==========
There is no known workaround at this time.
Resolution ==========
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge –sync # emerge –ask –oneshot –verbose “>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.103.2”
References ==========
[ 1 ] CVE-2021-1405 nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-1405
Availability ============
This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:
security.gentoo.org/glsa/202104-07
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@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at bugs.gentoo.org.
License =======
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