High Nessus Plugin ID 24438
SynopsisThe remote host is missing a vendor-supplied security patch
DescriptionThe 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.