Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : clamav (MDKSA-2006:230)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

The latest version of ClamAV, 0.88.7, fixes some bugs, including
vulnerabilities with handling base64-encoded MIME attachment files
that can lead to either a) a crash (CVE-2006-5874), or b) a bypass of
virus detection (CVE-2006-6406).

As well, a vulnerability was discovered that allows remote attackers
to cause a stack overflow and application crash by wrapping many
layers of multipart/mixed content around a document (CVE-2006-6481).

The latest ClamAV is being provided to address these issues.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24613 (mandrake_MDKSA-2006-230.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5874
CVE-2006-6406
CVE-2006-6481

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