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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.39

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.39
Posted Sep 6, 2008
Authored by Pardus Linux, Pardus

Pardus Linux Security Advisory - Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clamav including a DoS (Denial of Service) vulnerability and memory leaks.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability, memory leak
systems | linux
SHA-256 | 2331c30928290a28bfd081bc7ad6f8d8dbfe7c81e96370e17f7a6bef9463794e

Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008.39

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Pardus Linux Security Advisory 2008-39 security@pardus.org.tr
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Date: 2008-09-06
Severity: 3
Type: Remote
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Summary
=======

There has been discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Clamav including a
DoS (Denial of Service) vulnerability and memory leaks.


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

The first vulnerability is caused due to an error in
libclamav/chmunpack.c when processing malformed CHM files. This can be
exploited to cause an invalid memory access via a specially crafted CHM
file.


Others as follow:

* Out-of-memory null dereference (bb#1141) CVE-2008-3912

* Possible invalid memory access (bb#1089) CVE-2008-1389

* Error path memory leaks CVE-2008-3913

* Fd leaks (bb#1141) CVE-2008-3914


Affected packages:

Pardus 2008:
clamav, all before 0.93.3-28-2
Pardus 2007:
clamav, all before 0.93.3-30-29


Resolution
==========

There are update(s) for clamav. You can update them via Package Manager
or with a single command from console:

Pardus 2008:
pisi up clamav

Pardus 2007:
pisi up clamav


References
==========

* http://bugs.pardus.org.tr/show_bug.cgi?id=8110
* http://int21.de/cve/CVE-2008-1389-clamav-chd.html
* http://secunia.com/advisories/31725

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--
Pınar Yanardağ
Pardus Security Team
http://security.pardus.org.tr


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