ALAS-2020-1335


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2020-1335
Advisory Release Date: 2020-01-15 21:41 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2019-15961 

Issue Overview:

A vulnerability in the email parsing module Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) Software versions 0.102.0, 0.101.4 and prior could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to inefficient MIME parsing routines that result in extremely long scan times of specially formatted email files. 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 to scan the crafted email file indefinitely, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2019-15961 )


Affected Packages:

clamav


Issue Correction:
Run yum update clamav to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    clamav-update-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-debuginfo-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-db-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-lib-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-devel-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-milter-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamav-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686
    clamd-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    clamav-filesystem-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.noarch
    clamav-data-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.noarch

src:
    clamav-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    clamav-milter-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-devel-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamd-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-update-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-db-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-debuginfo-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64
    clamav-lib-0.101.5-1.42.amzn1.x86_64