Oliver Eikemeier has reported a vulnerability in Clam AntiVirus (clamav), which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to an error when handling certain malformed uuencoded messages. This can be exploited to crash the clamd process by sending a specially crafted message to a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 0.65.
Solution: This issue has reportedly been fixed in CVS.
Provided and/or discovered by: Oliver Eikemeier
Original Advisory: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=62586
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Subject: Clam AntiVirus UUencoded Message Denial of Service Vulnerability
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