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[GLSA-200411-06] MIME-tools: Virus detection evasion Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
MIME-tools: Virus detection evasion
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-06
(MIME-tools: Virus detection evasion)
MIME-tools doesn't correctly parse attachment boundaries with an empty name
A possible hacker could send a carefully crafted email and evade detection on
some email virus-scanning programs using MIME-tools for attachment
There is no known workaround at this time.
All MIME-tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-perl/MIME-tools-5.415"
Threat Level: Low
Click HERE for more information and discussions on this network vulnerability scan.