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[DSA737] DSA-737-1 clamav Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
A number of potential remote denial of service vulnerabilities have been identified in
ClamAV. In addition to the four issues identified by CVE ID above, there
are fixes for issues in libclamav/cvd.c and libclamav/message.c.
Together, these issues could allow a carefully crafted message to crash
a ClamAV scanner or exhaust various resources on the machine running the
For the stable distribution (sarge), these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-737
Threat Level: High
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