openSUSE 10 Security Update : clamav (clamav-2632)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 27178


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to ClamAV version 0.90 fixes various bugs :

CVE-2007-0897: A filedescriptor leak in the handling of CAB files can lead to a denial of service attack against the clamd scanner daemon caused by remote attackers.

CVE-2007-0898: A directory traversal in handling of MIME E-Mail headers could be used by remote attackers to overwrite local files owned by the user under which clamd is running.


Update the affected clamav package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 27178

File Name: suse_clamav-2632.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/10/17

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:clamav, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:10.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/02/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0897, CVE-2007-0898

CWE: 22