This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200506-23
(Clam AntiVirus: Denial of Service vulnerability)
Andrew Toller and Stefan Kanthak discovered that a flaw in libmspack's
Quantum archive decompressor renders Clam AntiVirus vulnerable to a
Denial of Service attack.
A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a Denial of
Service by sending a specially crafted Quantum archive to the server.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Clam AntiVirus users should upgrade to the latest available
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.86.1'
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 18564 (gentoo_GLSA-200506-23.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2056