A denial of service flaw was found in the way the bytecode engine of the Clam Antivirus scanner handled recursion level when scanning an unpacked file. If a local user was tricked into scanning a file or directory with 'load bytecode from the database' feature enabled, it could lead to clamscan executable crash.
This issue affects the versions of the clamav package, as shipped with Fedora release of 14 and 15. Please schedule an update.
This issue affects the versions of the clamav package, as present within EPEL 4, EPEL 5 and EPEL 6 repositories. Please schedule an update.
Created clamav tracking bugs for this issue
Affects: fedora-all [bug 746989]
Affects: epel-all [bug 746990]
This was assigned CVE-2011-3627: