Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 442525
CVE-2008-1387 clamav: Endless loop / hang with crafted arj
Last modified: 2008-06-19 06:49:23 EDT
Hanno Boeck reported following issue affecting clamav:
CERT-FI published an advisory with a large number of samples of crafted
archives. The file with the md5sum b6046d890e6bd304e3756c88b989559a (named
b6046d890e6bd304e3756c88b989559a.arj) hangs clamav with high load.
If you're running clamav on a mailserver, an attacker can DoS your Server
remotely by sending some mails with the archive attached.
clamav 0.93 fixes this issue beside other security issues, if you're running
clamav you should upgrade as soon as possible.
clamav-0.92.1-2.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
clamav-0.92.1-2.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
clamav-0.92.1-2.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
clamav-0.93-1.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
clamav-0.93-1.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
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