SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : clamav (SUSE-SU-2014:0414-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The antivirus scanner ClamAV has been updated to version 0.98.1, which
includes the following fixes :

- Code quality fixes in libclamav, clamd, sigtool,
clamav-milter, clamconf, and clamdtop.

- Code quality fixes in libclamav, libclamunrar and

- bb #8385: a PDF ASCII85Decode zero-length fix.

- bb #7436: elf64 header early exit.

- libclamav: SCAN_ALL mode fixes.

- iso9660: iso_scan_file rewrite.

Version 0.98.1 also implements support for new file types, and quality
improvements, including Extraction, decompression, and scanning of
files within the Extensible Archive (XAR)/Apple Disk Image (DMG)
format, support for decompression and scanning of files in the 'Xz'
compression format.

Additionally, improvements and fixes were done to extraction and
scanning of OLE formats. An option to force all scanned data to disk
was added. Various improvements to ClamAV configuration, support of
third-party libraries, and unit tests were done.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-clamav-9036

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-clamav-9036

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-clamav-9036

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :


Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83615 ()

Bugtraq ID:


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