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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.


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.


There is no known workaround at this time.


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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