Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2006:138)

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

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Damian Put discovered a boundary error in the UPX extraction module in
ClamAV which is used to unpack PE Windows executables. This could be
abused to cause a Denial of Service issue and potentially allow for
the execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the user
running clamscan or clamd.

Updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23887 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-138.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4018

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