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MDKSA-2006:080: 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-2006:080 (clamav).
Ulf Harnhammar discovered that the freshclam tool does not do a proper
check for the size of header data received from a web server. This
could potentially allow a specially prepared HTTP server to exploit
freshclam clients connecting to a database mirror and causing a DoS.
The updated packages have been updated to Clamav 0.88.2 which corrects
Solution : http://wwwnew.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:080
Threat Level: High
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