Advisories ยป MGASA-2022-0024

Updated clamav packages fix security vulnerability

Publication date: 18 Jan 2022
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 8
CVE: CVE-2022-20698


A vulnerability in the OOXML parsing module in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV)
Software version 0.104.1 and LTS version 0.103.4 and prior versions could
allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service
condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper
checks that may result in an invalid pointer read. An attacker could
exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted OOXML file to an affected
device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the ClamAV scanning
process to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.