openSUSE Security Update : clamav (openSUSE-2015-366)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83558
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The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


The ClamAV antivirus engine was updated to version 0.98.7 to fix several security and non-security issues.

The following vulnerabilities were fixed (bsc#929192) :

- CVE-2015-2170: Fix crash in upx decoder with crafted file. Discovered and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- CVE-2015-2221: Fix infinite loop condition on crafted y0da cryptor file. Identified and patch suggested by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- CVE-2015-2222: Fix crash on crafted petite packed file.
Reported and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- CVE-2015-2668: Fix an infinite loop condition on a crafted 'xz' archive file. This was reported by Dimitri Kirchner and Goulven Guiheux.

- CVE-2015-2305: Apply upstream patch for possible heap overflow in Henry Spencer's regex library.

The following bugfixes were applyed (bsc#929192) :

- Fix false negatives on files within iso9660 containers.
This issue was reported by Minzhuan Gong.

- Fix a couple crashes on crafted upack packed file.
Identified and patches supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix a crash during algorithmic detection on crafted PE file. Identified and patch supplied by Sebastian Andrzej Siewior.

- Fix compilation error after ./configure
--disable-pthreads. Reported and fix suggested by John E. Krokes.

- Fix segfault scanning certain HTML files. Reported with sample by Kai Risku.

- Improve detections within xar/pkg files.

- Improvements to PDF processing: decryption, escape sequence handling, and file property collection.

- Scanning/analysis of additional Microsoft Office 2003 XML format.


Update the affected clamav packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83558

File Name: openSUSE-2015-366.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/20/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:clamav, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:clamav-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:clamav-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.1, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/11/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2305, CVE-2015-2668