SuSE 10 Security Update : clamav (ZYPP Patch Number 2179)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Two security problems have been found 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.

- 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 code. (CVE-2006-4182)

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

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-4182.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-5295.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 2179.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29395 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4182
CVE-2006-5295

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