ClamAV < 0.88.7 MIME-encoded Scan Bypass (deprecated)
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3842
SynopsisThe antivirus product can be tricked into not scanning potentially malicious files.
DescriptionThe remote host is running the ClamAV antivirus client version.
This version of ClamAV is vulnerable to a flaw where file scanning can be bypassed by passing malformed MIME-encoded requests. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to send malicious files through the antivirus product without detection.
SolutionUpgrade to version 0.88.7 or higher.