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Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 11:50:50 +0200
From: Ludwig Nussel <>
Subject: Re: ClamAV small issues

Eren Türkay wrote:
> 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.

Sure. That's a different issue though. I was referring to CVE-2010-0098.


 (o_   Ludwig Nussel
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)

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