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SUSE-SA:2006:078: 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 SUSE-SA:2006:078 (clamav).

The anti virus scan engine ClamAV has been updated to version 0.88.7
to fix various security problems:

CVE-2006-5874: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed base64-encoded MIME
attachment that triggers a null pointer dereference.

CVE-2006-6481: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allowed remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (stack overflow and application crash)
by wrapping many layers of multipart/mixed content around a document,
a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5874 and CVE-2006-6406.

CVE-2006-6406: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allowed remote attackers
to bypass virus detection by inserting invalid characters into base64
encoded content in a multipart/mixed MIME file, as demonstrated with
the EICAR test file.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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