Interesting... Decompression Bombs

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Thu Feb 12 17:09:49 GMT 2004

At 09:45 AM 2/12/2004, Martin Hepworth wrote:
>Bob Jones wrote:
> > An interesting issue for those of us that run virus scanners for mail.
> > Check out:
> >
> > --
> > Bob Jones
> > OIIT
> > The Board of Regents
> > The University System of Georgia
>Possibbly something to do with the rush 0.66 release of ClamAV and the
>DOS attack is mentions????

No, the DOS attack involves decoding of invalid uuencoded streams.

There's an explanation on bugtraq for those that are concerned. Look for
the subject
0.65 remote DOS exploit " in the bugtraq archives of your choice. (google
searches work well too).

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