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Bug 780894 (CVE-2021-1405) - <app-antivirus/clamav-0.103.2: null pointer deref in mail parsing
Summary: <app-antivirus/clamav-0.103.2: null pointer deref in mail parsing
Alias: CVE-2021-1405
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [glsa+ cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2021-04-07 20:37 UTC by Thomas Raschbacher
Modified: 2021-05-01 00:02 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Thomas Raschbacher gentoo-dev 2021-04-07 20:37:25 UTC
this release fixes several CVEs one affecting current stable version:

copy paste of CVE info:

CVE-2021-1386: Fix for UnRAR DLL load privilege escalation. Affects 0.103.1 and prior on Windows only.
CVE-2021-1252: Fix for Excel XLM parser infinite loop. Affects 0.103.0 and 0.103.1 only.
CVE-2021-1404: Fix for PDF parser buffer over-read; possible crash. Affects 0.103.0 and 0.103.1 only.
CVE-2021-1405: Fix for mail parser NULL-dereference crash. Affects 0.103.1 and prior.
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-08 00:26:09 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 2 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-09 22:14:55 UTC
arm done
Comment 3 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-09 22:18:23 UTC
arm64 done
Comment 4 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-09 22:21:01 UTC
ppc64 done
Comment 5 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-09 22:23:42 UTC
amd64 done
Comment 6 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-10 04:25:34 UTC
ppc done

all arches done
Comment 7 John Helmert III gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-10 15:36:47 UTC
Please cleanup
Comment 8 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-04-16 21:37:41 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit efb776cfc91e76c5c747aebf897a09cb1cd82e1a
Author:     Michael Orlitzky <>
AuthorDate: 2021-04-16 21:33:13 +0000
Commit:     Michael Orlitzky <>
CommitDate: 2021-04-16 21:37:16 +0000

    app-antivirus/clamav: remove old clamav-0.102.4.ebuild.
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.17, Repoman-3.0.2
    Signed-off-by: Michael Orlitzky <>

 app-antivirus/clamav/Manifest              |   1 -
 app-antivirus/clamav/clamav-0.102.4.ebuild | 222 -----------------------------
 2 files changed, 223 deletions(-)
Comment 9 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2021-04-30 23:39:39 UTC
New GLSA request filed.
Comment 10 GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2021-05-01 00:02:08 UTC
This issue was resolved and addressed in
 GLSA 202104-07 at
by GLSA coordinator Thomas Deutschmann (whissi).