Package : clamav
Vulnerability : buffer overflow, stack consumption
Problem type : local (remote)
CVE Id(s) : CVE-2008-5050 CVE-2008-5314
Debian Bug : 505134 507624
Moritz Jodeit discovered that ClamAV, an anti-virus solution, suffers
from an off-by-one-error in its VBA project file processing, leading to
a heap-based buffer overflow and potentially arbitrary code execution
Ilja van Sprundel discovered that ClamAV contains a denial of service
condition in its JPEG file processing because it does not limit the
recursion depth when processing JPEG thumbnails (CVE-2008-5314).
For the stable distribution (etch), these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
The testing distribution (lenny) will be fixed soon.
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 4.0 alias etch