openSUSE 10 Security Update : clamav (clamav-2242)

High Nessus Plugin ID 27176


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The virus scan engine ClamAV was update to version 0.88.6.

Following issues are fixed by this update :

- freshclam: apply timeout patch from Everton da Silva Marques (new options: ConnectTimeout and ReceiveTimeout)

- clamd: change stack size at the right place (closes clamav bug#103)

- libclamav/petite.c: sanity check the number of rebuilt sections (speeds up handling of malformed files)


Update the affected clamav package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 27176

File Name: suse_clamav-2242.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:clamav, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/09