SuSE 10 Security Update : clamav (ZYPP Patch Number 7056)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 49838


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


This update fixes the following security issues in clamav that can be used as a remote denial of service attack :

- An off-by-one buffer overflow. (CVE-2010-1640)

- A crash while parsing PDFs (CVE-2010-1639 / CVE-2010-2077)


Apply ZYPP patch number 7056.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 49838

File Name: suse_clamav-7056.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/10/11

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/05/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1639, CVE-2010-1640