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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:025: clamav Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the clamav package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:025 (clamav).

Two problems were discovered in versions of clamav prior to 0.81. A possible hacker
could evade virus scanning by sending a base64-encoded imaege file in a URL.
Also, by sending a specially-crafted ZIP file, a possible hacker could cause a DoS
(Denial of Service) by crashing the clamd daemon.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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