FreeBSD : clamav -- Multipart Nestings Denial of Service (eb5124a4-8a20-11db-b033-00123ffe8333)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23853
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionSecunia 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.