Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 12:22:24 +0300 From: Eren Türkay <eren@...dus.org.tr> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: ClamAV small issues On Friday 09 April 2010 11:30:19 am Ludwig Nussel wrote: > Do such issues really need to be flagged as vulnerabilities? A virus > scanner cannot detect all possible malware in any possible container > anyways. So it's kind of natural that new releases enhance the > methods to find even more hiding places. > I guess many people who deploy e-mail service with linux use ClamAV to scan the attachments. Accordingly to ClamAV bug #1771 (CVE-2010-1311), it is possible to crash the daemon with crafted file, which is not the intended behavior. I think these can be flagged as vulnerabilities. However, I am not sure if these are critical issues. Accordingly to secunia, these are highly-critical. Is there a standard way to classify the vulnerabilities? Do anyone know how Secunia classifies vulnerabilities? Regards, -- Eren
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