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Trustix alert TSLSA-2006-0072 (clamav)

From:  Trustix Security Advisor <>
Subject:  TSLSA-2006-0072 - clamav
Date:  Fri, 15 Dec 2006 13:42:02 +0000

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Trustix Secure Linux Security Advisory #2006-0072 Package names: clamav Summary: Multiple vulnerabilities Date: 2006-12-15 Affected versions: Trustix Secure Linux 2.2 Trustix Secure Linux 3.0 - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package description: clamav Clam AntiVirus is a GPL anti-virus toolkit for UNIX. The main purpose of this software is the integration with mail servers (attachment scanning). The package provides a flexible and scalable multi-threaded daemon, a command line scanner, and a tool for automatic updating via Internet. The programs are based on a shared library distributed with package, which you can use with your own software. Most importantly, the virus database is kept up to date . Problem description: clamav < TSL 3.0 > < TSL 2.2 > - New Upstream. - SECURITY Fix: Hendrik Weimer has reported a vulnerability in ClamAV, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service). The vulnerability is caused due to a stack overflow when scanning messages with deeply nested multipart content. This can be exploited to crash the service by sending specially crafted emails to a vulnerable system. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project has assigned the name CVE-2006-6481 to this issue. Action: We recommend that all systems with this package installed be upgraded. Please note that if you do not need the functionality provided by this package, you may want to remove it from your system. Location: All Trustix Secure Linux updates are available from <URI:> <URI:> About Trustix Secure Linux: Trustix Secure Linux is a small Linux distribution for servers. With focus on security and stability, the system is painlessly kept safe and up to date from day one using swup, the automated software updater. Automatic updates: Users of the SWUP tool can enjoy having updates automatically installed using 'swup --upgrade'. Questions? Check out our mailing lists: <URI:> Verification: This advisory along with all Trustix packages are signed with the TSL sign key. This key is available from: <URI:> The advisory itself is available from the errata pages at <URI:> and <URI:> or directly at <URI:> MD5sums of the packages: - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- c409985f746837a59957ee1ac9ff939b 3.0/rpms/clamav-0.88.7-1tr.i586.rpm 5a9b311750d481e6a6d8ab54327cbc81 3.0/rpms/clamav-devel-0.88.7-1tr.i586.rpm e7a67f9852f5ae46aaf46a4c4a56652b 2.2/rpms/clamav-0.88.7-1tr.i586.rpm 1f6f709d1a1963a5ecc611bee751f76a 2.2/rpms/clamav-devel-0.88.7-1tr.i586.rpm - -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Trustix Security Team -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.2.6 (GNU/Linux) iD8DBQFFgqFRi8CEzsK9IksRAuFoAJ47U5Pk2mXS1ug6xXFCMLwidIjNUwCfUKrF UABUjAyXZviHwOIMISLPZjU= =UFdM -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- _______________________________________________ tsl-announce mailing list

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