Advisories ยป MGASA-2020-0105

Updated clamav packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7
CVE: CVE-2020-3123


The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:

A vulnerability in the Data-Loss-Prevention (DLP) module in Clam AntiVirus
(ClamAV) Software versions 0.102.1 and 0.102.0 could allow an
unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on
an affected device. The vulnerability is due to an out-of-bounds read
affecting users that have enabled the optional DLP feature. An attacker
could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email file to an
affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the ClamAV
scanning process crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.