SUSE-SA:2006:060: clamav

High Nessus Plugin ID 24438


The remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2006:060 (clamav).

Two security problems have been found and fixed in the anti virus scan engine 'clamav', which could be used by remote attackers sending prepared E-Mails containing special crafted infected files to potentially execute code.

CVE-2006-4182: 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-2006-5295: A problem in dealing with CHM (compressed help file) exists that could cause an invalid memory read, causing the clamav engine to crash.


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 24438

File Name: suse_SA_2006_060.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/02/18

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: Host/SuSE/rpm-list