[clamav-users] ClamAV(R) blog: ClamAV 0.98.6 has been released!

Al Varnell alvarnell at mac.com
Tue Feb 3 21:44:03 EST 2015


Not sure how ClamAV® works with other platform VM's, but on Apple Macs, it has not been shown to be effective.  I always encourage users to install a separate A-V scanner within the VM environment (often Windows where ClamWIN works fine).

-Al-


On Tue, Feb 03, 2015 at 05:09PM, james henrydoss wrote:
> 
> Hi Joel,
> 
> I am looking for some notes to run Clam AV to scan Virtual Machine
> Instances.. I have a small OpenSwitch based implementation which runs two
> instances of Ubuntu. I wanted to scan the ENVIRONMENT with ClamAV being run
> on one of the instances.
> 
> Thanks
> James Henrydoss
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Joel Esler (jesler) <jesler at cisco.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> 
>> http://blog.clamav.net/2015/01/clamav-0986-has-been-released.html
>> 
>> ClamAV 0.98.6 is a bug fix release correcting the following:
>> 
>> 
>>  *   library shared object revisions.
>>  *   installation issues on some Mac OS X and FreeBSD platforms.
>>  *   includes a patch from Sebastian Andrzej Siewior making ClamAV pid
>> files compatible with systemd.
>>  *   - Fix a heap out of bounds condition with crafted Yoda's crypter
>> files. This issue was discovered by Felix Groebert of the Google Security
>> Team.
>>  *   - Fix a heap out of bounds condition with crafted mew packer files.
>> This issue was discovered by Felix Groebert of the Google Security Team.
>>  *   - Fix a heap out of bounds condition with crafted upx packer files.
>> This issue was discovered by Kevin Szkudlapski of Quarkslab.
>>  *   - Fix a heap out of bounds condition with crafted upack packer
>> files. This issue was discovered by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.
>> CVE-2014-9328.
>>  *   - Compensate a crash due to incorrect compiler optimization when
>> handling crafted petite packer files. This issue was discovered by
>> Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.
>> 
>> Thanks to the following ClamAV community members for code submissions
>> and bug reporting included in ClamAV 0.98.6:
>> 
>> Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
>> Felix Groebert
>> Kevin Szkudlapski
>> Mark Pizzolato
>> Daniel J. Luke
>> 
>> Please download the latest release of ClamAV from 0.98.6 from our download
>> page<http://www.clamav.net/download.html>.
>> 
>> --
>> Joel Esler
>> Open Source Manager
>> Threat Intelligence Team Lead
>> Talos
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-Al-
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