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SUSE-SA:2005:055: 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:2005:055 (clamav).


This update upgrades clamav to version 0.87.

It fixes vulnerabilities in handling of UPX and FSG compressed executables,
which could lead to a remote attacker executing code within the daemon
using clamav.

These are tracked by the Mitre CVE IDs CVE-2005-2919 and CVE-2005-2920.

Also following bugs were fixed:
- Support for PE files, Zip and Cabinet archives has been improved and
other small bugfixes have been made.
- The new option '--on-outdated-execute' permits freshclam to run a command
when system reports a new engine version.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/advisories/2005_55_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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