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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200605-03
(ClamAV: Buffer overflow in Freshclam)
Ulf Harnhammar and an anonymous German researcher discovered that
Freshclam fails to check the size of the header data returned by a
By enticing a user to connect to a malicious webserver an attacker
could cause the execution of arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All ClamAV users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-antivirus/clamav-0.88.2'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21318 (gentoo_GLSA-200605-03.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-1989
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