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CVE-2006-6481 Detail

Current Description

Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack overflow and application crash) by wrapping many layers of multipart/mixed content around a document, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5874 and CVE-2006-6406.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-14.txt
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-18.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1238
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:230
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_78_clamav.html
http://www.quantenblog.net/security/virus-scanner-bypass Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21609
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2006/0072/
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4948
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/5113
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:clam_anti-virus:clamav:0.88.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6481
NVD Published Date:
12/11/2006
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011