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[DSA824] DSA-824-1 clamav Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Clam AntiVirus, the
antivirus scanner for Unix, designed for integration with mail servers
to perform attachment scanning. The following problems were
A potentially infinite loop could lead to a denial of service.
A buffer overflow could lead to a denial of service.
The old stable distribution (woody) does not contain ClamAV packages.
For the stable distribution (sarge) these problems have been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your clamav package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-824
Threat Level: High
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