SuSE9 Security Update : clamav (YOU Patch Number 12821)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55971


The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.


New clamav 0.9.7 packages fix an off-by-one vulnerability which could lead to a DoS condition. (CVE-2011-2721)

It also brings other enhancements, support for signatures based on SHA1 and SHA256, better error detection, as well as speed and memory optimizations. The complete list of changes is available in the ChangeLog file. For upgrade notes and tips please see :


Apply YOU patch number 12821.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55971

File Name: suse9_12821.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/25

Modified: 2012/04/23

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/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: 2011/08/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2721