Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1279-1 clamav -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
12 Feb 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-6419, CVE-2017-11423.
More information:
  • CVE-2017-6419 / CVE-2017-11423

    Two vulnerabilities have been fixed that can be used for denial of service or maybe unspecified impact via drafted files (heap-based buffer overflow and stack-based buffer over-read causing application crash)

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.

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