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

MDKSA-2005:125: 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-2005:125 (clamav).

Neel Mehta and Alex Wheeler discovered integer overflow vulnerabilites in Clam
AntiVirus when handling the TNEF, CHM, and FSG file formats. By sending a
specially-crafted file, a possible hacker could execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running Clam AV.

This update provides clamav 0.86.2 which is not vulnerable to these issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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