SuSE 11 Security Update : clamav (SAT Patch Number 2298)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 50896


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


Specially 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 :

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.


Apply SAT patch number 2298.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 50896

File Name: suse_11_clamav-100414.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/12/02

Modified: 2013/10/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:clamav, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgcc43, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgcc43-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0098, CVE-2010-1311