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Debian: New clamav packages fix arbitrary code execution

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the ClamAV malware scan engine, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Damian Put discovered a heap overflow error in the script to rebuild PE files, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Damian Put discovered that missing input sanitising in the CHM handling code might lead to denial of service. Fixed packages are available from
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1196-1                                   Moritz Muehlenhoff
October 19th, 2006            
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Package        : clamav
Vulnerability  : several
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2006-4182 CVE-2006-5295

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the ClamAV malware
scan engine, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. The
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following


    Damian Put discovered a heap overflow error in the script to rebuild
    PE files, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


    Damian Put discovered that missing input sanitising in the CHM
    handling code might lead to denial of service.

For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.84-2.sarge.11. Due to technical problems with the build host
this update lacks a build for the Sparc architecture. It will be
provided soon.

For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.88.5-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.

Upgrade Instructions
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wget url
        will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb
        will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
sources.list as given below:

apt-get update
        will update the internal database
apt-get upgrade
        will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge
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  Source archives:
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  AMD64 architecture:
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  HP Precision architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:   283454 82057fdf8dca950c4dd3a72b5b6f811a

  Intel IA-32 architecture:
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  Intel IA-64 architecture:
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  Big endian MIPS architecture:
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      Size/MD5 checksum:    43800 fb236f7c6cf785d6a55aae1a4515338a
      Size/MD5 checksum:  2173046 ac2d5755af45a3d4a0c20c29508066c8
      Size/MD5 checksum:    37668 48b4aa4c897d00929da982ef07c8a15a
      Size/MD5 checksum:   195568 bb600d223c0b65faa1b646df27dc7e74
      Size/MD5 checksum:   257606 679b4cce53bcc33e8ac10650aff4c5a0

  Little endian MIPS architecture:
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  PowerPC architecture:
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  IBM S/390 architecture:
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  These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
  its next update.

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For apt-get: deb stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list:
Package info: `apt-cache show ' and
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