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MDKSA-2005:025: clamav

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the clamav package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:025 (clamav).



Two problems were discovered in versions of clamav prior to 0.81. A possible hacker
could evade virus scanning by sending a base64-encoded imaege file in a URL.
Also, by sending a specially-crafted ZIP file, a possible hacker could cause a DoS
(Denial of Service) by crashing the clamd daemon.



Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:025
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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