SuSE 10 Security Update : ClamAV (ZYPP Patch Number 6983)

This script is Copyright (C) 2010-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Specially crafted CAB archives could crash clamav (CVE-2010-1311) or
bypass virus detection (CVE-2010-0098). clamav has been updated to
version 0.96 which fixes those issues.

Citing freshmeat.net :

This Release introduces new malware detection mechanisms and other
significant improvements to the scan engine. Key features include the
bytecode interpreter, heuristic improvements, signature improvements,
support for new archives, support for new executable file formats,
support for UPX 3.0, performance improvements and memory
optimizations.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-0098.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2010-1311.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 6983.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 45622 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0098
CVE-2010-1311

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