openSUSE 10 Security Update : clamav (clamav-2391)

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Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update to ClamAV version 0.88.7 fixes various bugs :

CVE-2006-5874: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) allows remote attackers to
cause a denial of service (crash) via a malformed base64-encoded MIME
attachment that triggers a NULL pointer dereference.

CVE-2006-6481: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allowed remote attackers
to cause a denial of service (stack overflow and application crash) by
wrapping many layers of multipart/mixed content around a document, a
different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5874 and CVE-2006-6406.

CVE-2006-6406: Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.88.6 allowed 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.

Solution :

Update the affected clamav package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27177 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-5874
CVE-2006-6406
CVE-2006-6481

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