SuSE 11.3 Security Update : clamav (SAT Patch Number 9036)

High Nessus Plugin ID 73129


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing a security update.


The antivirus scanner ClamAV has been updated to version 0.98.1, which includes the following fixes :

- Code quality fixes in libclamav, clamd, sigtool, clamav-milter, clamconf, and clamdtop.

- Code quality fixes in libclamav, libclamunrar and freshclam.

- bb #8385: a PDF ASCII85Decode zero-length fix.

- bb #7436: elf64 header early exit.

- libclamav: SCAN_ALL mode fixes.

- iso9660: iso_scan_file rewrite. Version 0.98.1 also implements support for new file types, and quality improvements, including Extraction, decompression, and scanning of files within the Extensible Archive (XAR)/Apple Disk Image (DMG) format, support for decompression and scanning of files in the 'Xz' compression format.

Additionally, improvements and fixes were done to extraction and scanning of OLE formats. An option to force all scanned data to disk was added. Various improvements to ClamAV configuration, support of third-party libraries, and unit tests were done.


Apply SAT patch number 9036.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 73129

File Name: suse_11_clamav-140319.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/03/21

Modified: 2014/04/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

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: 2014/03/19