SuSE 11.1 Security Update : ClamAV (SAT Patch Number 4942)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 55972


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


New clamav packages fix an off-by-one vulnerability which could lead to a DoS condition. CVE-2011-2721 has been assigned to this issue.


Apply SAT patch number 4942.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55972

File Name: suse_11_clamav-110731.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2011/08/25

Modified: 2013/10/25

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: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:clamav, 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: 2011/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-2721