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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202104-07
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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
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A vulnerability in ClamAV could lead to a Denial of Service condition.

Background
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ClamAV is a GPL virus scanner.

Affected packages
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      Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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   1  app-antivirus/clamav        < 0.103.2                 >= 0.103.2

Description
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A vulnerability has been discovered in ClamAV. Please review the CVE
identifier referenced below for details.

Impact
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A remote attacker could cause ClamAV to scan a specially crafted file,
possibly resulting a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:

   # emerge --sync
   # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.103.2"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2021-1405
       https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2021-1405

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

  https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202104-07

Concerns?
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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
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2021 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.

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