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Re: [Full-Disclosure] [ GLSA 200501-46 ] ClamAV: Multiple issues
From: Dack <dackbug () ereomega net>
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2005 14:41:20 -0800

By sending a base64 encoded image file in a URL an attacker could evade
virus scanning.
It's somewhat harsh to single out ClamAV for this issue. AFAICT, the
only two virus scanners that do currently protect against this are

What mail clients, if any, would execute a virus encoded in this manner?
Is this a gaping hole in other mail anti-virus systems, or do most
clients just ignore this kind of data?

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