Package : clamav
Vulnerability : several
Problem-Type : remote
CVE ID : CVE-2007-0897 CVE-2007-0898
Debian Bug : 411118
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in in the Clam
anti-virus toolkit, which may lead to denial of service. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems:
It was discovered that malformed CAB archives may exhaust file
descriptors, which allows denial of service.
It was discovered that a directory traversal vulnerability in the MIME
header parser may lead to denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been fixed
in version 0.88.7-2.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.
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:
will update the internal database
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