SuSE 10 Security Update : clamav (ZYPP Patch Number 6990)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 49837
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionSpecially crafted CAB archives could crash clamav (CVE-2010-1311) or bypass virus detection (CVE-2010-0098). clamav has been updated to version 0.96 which fixes those issues.
Citing freshmeat.net :
This Release introduces new malware detection mechanisms and other significant improvements to the scan engine. Key features include the bytecode interpreter, heuristic improvements, signature improvements, support for new archives, support for new executable file formats, support for UPX 3.0, performance improvements and memory optimizations.
SolutionApply ZYPP patch number 6990.