GLSA-200501-46 : ClamAV: Multiple issues

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-46
(ClamAV: Multiple issues)

ClamAV fails to properly scan ZIP files with special headers
(CAN-2005-0133) and base64 encoded images in URLs.

Impact :

By sending a base64 encoded image file in a URL an attacker could evade
virus scanning. By sending a specially-crafted ZIP file an attacker
could cause a Denial of Service by crashing the clamd daemon.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?forum_id=440649
http://secunia.com/advisories/13900/
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200501-46.xml

Solution :

All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.81'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 16437 (gentoo_GLSA-200501-46.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0133
CVE-2005-0218