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[DSA1238] DSA-1238-1 clamav Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Several remote vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Clam anti-virus
toolkit. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the
Hendrik Weimer discovered that invalid characters in base64 encoded
data may lead to bypass of scanning mechanisms.
Hendrik Weimer discovered that deeply nested multipart/mime MIME
data may lead to denial of service.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the upcoming stable distribution (etch) these problems have been
fixed in version 0.88.7-1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1238
Threat Level: High
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