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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-200608-13
(ClamAV: Heap buffer overflow)
Damian Put has discovered a boundary error in the pefromupx() function
used by the UPX extraction module, which unpacks PE Windows executable
files. Both the 'clamscan' command-line utility and the 'clamd' daemon
By sending a malicious attachment to a mail server running ClamAV, a
remote attacker can cause a Denial of Service and potentially the
execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user running
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-0.88.4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 22199 (gentoo_GLSA-200608-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-4018
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