Multiple vulnerabilities were found in Clam AntiVirus, the most severe of which may allow the execution of arbitrary code.
|Package||app-antivirus/clamav on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 0.97.3|
|Unaffected versions||>= 0.97.3|
Clam AntiVirus (short: ClamAV) is an anti-virus toolkit for UNIX, designed especially for e-mail scanning on mail gateways.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clam AntiVirus. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An unauthenticated remote attacker may execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Clam AntiVirus process or cause a Denial of Service by causing an affected user or system to scan a crafted file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.97.3"