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[DSA1238] DSA-1238-1 clamav

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-1238-1 clamav

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Clam anti-virus
toolkit. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
following problems:
Hendrik Weimer discovered that invalid characters in base64 encoded
data may lead to bypass of scanning mechanisms.
Hendrik Weimer discovered that deeply nested multipart/mime MIME
data may lead to denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.84-2.sarge.13.
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been
fixed in version 0.88.7-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
version 0.88.7-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.


Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1238
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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