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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Some vulnerabilities have been found in ClamAV
19 March 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 7
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1000085 CVE-2018-0202
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Package : clamav
Version : 0.99.4+dfsg-1+deb7u1
CVE ID : CVE-2018-0202 CVE-2018-1000085
Some vulnerabilities have been found in ClamAV, an open source antivirus
It was found that ClamAV didn't process certain PDF files correctly,
relating to a heap overflow. Specially crafted PDFs could yield ClamAV
to crash, resulting in a denial-of-service or potentially execution of
Hanno BÃ¶ck discovered that ClamAV didn't process XAR files correctly.
Malformed XAR files could cause ClamAV to crash by an out of bounds
heap read. This could result in a denial-of-service.
For Debian 7 "Wheezy", these problems have been fixed in version
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.
Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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