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ESB-2006.0045 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux] -- ClamAV 0.88 release fixes UPX heap overflow vulnerability

Date: 13 January 2006
References: ESB-2006.0068  

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                    ESB-2006.0045 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux]
         ClamAV 0.88 release fixes UPX heap overflow vulnerability
                              13 January 2006


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           ClamAV versions 0.80 to 0.87.1
Publisher:         ClamAV
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact:            Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:            Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:         CVE-2006-0162

Original Bulletin:

Comment: 3COM reports that this vulnerability is exploitable to execute
         arbitrary code.
         More detail is available in the 3COM advisory at the following URL:

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Subject:    [Clamav-announce] announcing ClamAV 0.88
From:       Luca Gibelli <luca () clamav ! net>
Date:       2006-01-09 21:32:47

Dear ClamAV users,

A possible heap overflow in the UPX code has been fixed. General improvements
include better zip and mail processing, and support for a self-protection mode.
The security of the UPX, FSG and Petite modules has been improved, too.

- --
The ClamAV team -

- -- 
Luca Gibelli (luca at - ClamAV, a GPL virus scanner
PGP Key Fingerprint: C782 121E 8C3A 90E3 7A87  D802 6277 8FF4 5EFC 5582
PGP Key Available on: Key Servers ||

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