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[GLSA-200501-46] ClamAV: Multiple issues

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
ClamAV: Multiple issues

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-46
(ClamAV: Multiple issues)


ClamAV fails to properly scan ZIP files with special headers
(CVE-2005-0133) and base64 encoded images in URLs.

Impact

By sending a base64 encoded image file in a URL a possible hacker could
evade virus scanning. By sending a specially-crafted ZIP file an
attacker could cause a Denial of Service by crashing the clamd daemon.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-0133
http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=440649
http://secunia.com/advisories/13900/


Solution:
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.81"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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