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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6406

Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allows remote attackers to bypass virus detection by inserting invalid characters into base64 encoded content in a multipart/mixed MIME file, as demonstrated with the EICAR test file.
Publish Date : 2006-12-09 Last Update Date : 2010-09-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-6406 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20066406 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.88.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Clam Anti-virus Clamav 1

- References For CVE-2006-6406

http://secunia.com/advisories/23362
SECUNIA 23362
http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-14.txt CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/23379
SECUNIA 23379
http://secunia.com/advisories/23411
SECUNIA 23411
http://secunia.com/advisories/23460
SECUNIA 23460
http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1238
DEBIAN DSA-1238
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4948
VUPEN ADV-2006-4948
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/5113
VUPEN ADV-2006-5113
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_78_clamav.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2006:078
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:230
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:230
http://www.quantenblog.net/security/virus-scanner-bypass
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21461
BID 21461 Multiple Security Products MIME Encoding Content Filter Bypass Weakness Release Date:2007-01-25
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453654/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061206 Multiple Vendor Unusual MIME Encoding Content Filter Bypass

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6406

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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