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MDKSA-2006:230: 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-2006:230 (clamav).

The latest version of ClamAV, 0.88.7, fixes some bugs, including
vulnerabilities with handling base64-encoded MIME attachment files that
can lead to either a) a crash (CVE-2006-5874), or b) a bypass of virus
detection (CVE-2006-6406).
As well, a vulnerability was discovered that permits remote attackers to
cause a stack overflow and application crash by wrapping many layers of
multipart/mixed content around a document (CVE-2006-6481).
The latest ClamAV is being provided to address these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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