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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:016: 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-2006:016 (clamav).

A heap-based buffer overflow was discovered in ClamAV versions prior to 0.88
which permits remote attackers to cause a crash and possibly execute arbitrary
code via specially crafted UPX files. This update provides ClamAV 0.88 which
corrects this issue and also fixes some other bugs.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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