GLSA-200411-06 : MIME-tools: Virus detection evasion

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-06
(MIME-tools: Virus detection evasion)

MIME-tools doesn't correctly parse attachment boundaries with an empty
name (boundary='').

Impact :

An attacker could send a carefully crafted email and evade detection on
some email virus-scanning programs using MIME-tools for attachment

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All MIME-tools users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-perl/MIME-tools-5.415'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 15608 (gentoo_GLSA-200411-06.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1098