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[GLSA-200612-18] ClamAV: Denial of Service Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
ClamAV: Denial of Service
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200612-18
(ClamAV: Denial of Service)
Hendrik Weimer discovered that ClamAV fails to properly handle deeply
nested MIME multipart/mixed content.
By sending a specially crafted email with deeply nested MIME
multipart/mixed content a possible hacker could cause ClamAV to crash.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-antivirus/clamav-0.88.7"
Threat Level: Medium
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