SUSE-SA:2005:055: clamav

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2010 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch

Description :

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:055 (clamav).

This update upgrades clamav to version 0.87.

It fixes vulnerabilities in handling of UPX and FSG compressed executables,
which could lead to a remote attacker executing code within the daemon
using clamav.

These are tracked by the Mitre CVE IDs CVE-2005-2919 and CVE-2005-2920.

Also following bugs were fixed:
- Support for PE files, Zip and Cabinet archives has been improved and
other small bugfixes have been made.
- The new option '--on-outdated-execute' allows freshclam to run a command
when system reports a new engine version.

Solution :

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19934 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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