SuSE 10 Security Update : clamav (ZYPP Patch Number 2179)
High Nessus Plugin ID 29395
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionTwo security problems have been found in the antivirus scan engine 'clamav', which could be used by remote attackers sending prepared E-Mails containing special crafted infected files to potentially execute code.
- 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-2006-4182)
- A problem in dealing with CHM (compressed helpfile) exists that could cause an invalid memory read, causing the clamav engine to crash. (CVE-2006-5295)
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 2179.