FreeBSD : clamav -- Multipart Nestings Denial of Service (eb5124a4-8a20-11db-b033-00123ffe8333)

This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Secunia reports :

Clam AntiVirus have a vulnerability, which can be exploited by
malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a stack overflow when scanning
messages with deeply nested multipart content. This can be exploited
to crash the service by sending specially crafted emails to a
vulnerable system.

See also :

http://www.quantenblog.net/security/virus-scanner-bypass
http://www.nessus.org/u?559720e5

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23853 (freebsd_pkg_eb5124a48a2011dbb03300123ffe8333.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6481

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