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[GLSA-200506-23] Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-23
(Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability)
Andrew Toller and Stefan Kanthak discovered that a flaw in
libmspack's Quantum archive decompressor renders Clam AntiVirus
vulnerable to a Denial of Service attack.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a
Denial of Service by sending a specially crafted Quantum archive to the
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest available
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.86.1"
Threat Level: Medium
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