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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
Secunia reports :
A vulnerability has been reported in ClamAV, which can be exploited by
malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially to
compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the HTTP
client in the Freshclam command line utility. This can be exploited to
cause a stack-based buffer overflow when the HTTP headers received
from a web server exceeds 8KB.
Successful exploitation requires that Freshclam is used to download
virus signature updates from a malicious mirror web server e.g. via
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1