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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-200612-18
(ClamAV: Denial of Service)
Hendrik Weimer discovered that ClamAV fails to properly handle deeply
nested MIME multipart/mixed content.
By sending a specially crafted email with deeply nested MIME
multipart/mixed content an attacker could cause ClamAV to crash.
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-0.88.7'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 23955 (gentoo_GLSA-200612-18.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2006-6481
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