openSUSE 10 Security Update : clamav (clamav-2180)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Two security problems have been found and fixed in the antivirus scan
engine 'clamav', which could be used by remote attackers sending
prepared E-Mails containing special crafted infected files to
potentially execute code.

CVE-2006-4182: A problem in dealing with PE (Portable Executables aka
Windows .EXE) files could result in an integer overflow, causing a
heap overflow, which could be used by attackers to potentially execute

CVE-2006-5295: A problem in dealing with CHM (compressed helpfile)
exists that could cause an invalid memory read, causing the clamav
engine to crash.

Solution :

Update the affected clamav package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27175 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4182

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