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SUSE-SA:2005:038: clamav

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the clamav package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2005:038 (clamav).


This security update upgrades the Clamav virus scan engine to
the version 0.68.1.

Among other bugfixes and improvements, this update fixes a bug in the
Quantum decompressor routines that can be used for a remote denial
of service attack against clamd.

This bug is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-2056.

Also the Clam AV Mail Filter (clamav-milter) Plugin when used in sendmail
could be used for a remote denial of service attack.

This bug is tracked by the Mitre CVE ID CVE-2005-2070.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_38_clamav.html
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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