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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2006:138: 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-2006:138 (clamav).

Damian Put discovered a boundary error in the UPX extraction module in
ClamAV which is used to unpack PE Windows executables. This could be
abused to cause a Denial of Service issue and potentially permit for
the execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user
running clamscan or clamd.
Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:138
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

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

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