SuSE9 Security Update : clamav (YOU Patch Number 12821)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

New clamav 0.9.7 packages fix an off-by-one vulnerability which could
lead to a DoS condition. (CVE-2011-2721)

It also brings other enhancements, support for signatures based on
SHA1 and SHA256, better error detection, as well as speed and memory
optimizations. The complete list of changes is available in the
ChangeLog file. For upgrade notes and tips please see :

https://wiki.clamav.net/Main/UpgradeNotes097

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2011-2721.html

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12821.

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: 55971 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-2721

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