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clamav -- Multipart Nestings Denial of Service


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.



portaudit: clamav -- Multipart Nestings Denial of Service

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