[Clamav-announce] ClamAV® blog: ClamAV 0.98.7 has been released!

Joel Esler (jesler) jesler at cisco.com
Wed Apr 29 09:48:41 EDT 2015

> http://blog.clamav.net/2015/04/clamav-0987-has-been-released.html
> ClamAV 0.98.7 is here! This release contains new scanning features
> and bug fixes.
>     - Improvements to PDF processing: decryption, escape sequence
>       handling, and file property collection.
>     - Scanning/analysis of additional Microsoft Office 2003 XML format.
>     - Fix infinite loop condition on crafted y0da cryptor file. Identified
>       and patch suggested by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior. CVE-2015-2221.
>     - Fix crash on crafted petite packed file. Reported and patch
>       supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior. CVE-2015-2222.
>     - Fix false negatives on files within iso9660 containers. This issue
>       was reported by Minzhuan Gong.
>     - Fix a couple crashes on crafted upack packed file. Identified and
>       patches supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.
>     - Fix a crash during algorithmic detection on crafted PE file.
>       Identified and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.
>     - Fix an infinite loop condition on a crafted "xz" archive file.
>       This was reported by Dimitri Kirchner and Goulven Guiheux.
>       CVE-2015-2668.
>     - Fix compilation error after ./configure --disable-pthreads.
>       Reported and fix suggested by John E. Krokes.
>     - Apply upstream patch for possible heap overflow in Henry Spencer's
>       regex library. CVE-2015-2305.
>     - Fix crash in upx decoder with crafted file. Discovered and patch
>       supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior. CVE-2015-2170.
>     - Fix segfault scanning certain HTML files. Reported with sample by
>       Kai Risku.
>     - Improve detections within xar/pkg files.
> As always, we appreciate contributions of bug reports, code fixes,
> and sample submissions from the ClamAV community members:
> Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
> Minzhaun Gong
> Dimitri Kirchner
> Goulven Guiheux
> John E. Krokes
> Kai Risku
> ClamAV 0.98.7 is always available from ClamAV.net on the downloads page.  

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