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SUSE-SA:2006:060: 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:2006:060 (clamav).


Two security problems have been found and fixed in the anti virus
scan engine 'clamav', which could be used by remote attackers
sending prepared E-Mails containing special crafted infected files
to potentially execute code.

CVE-2006-4182: A problem in dealing with PE (Portable Executables aka
Windows .EXE) files could result in an integer overflow, causing a heap
overflow, which could be used by attackers to potentially execute code.

CVE-2006-5295: A problem in dealing with CHM (compressed help file)
exists that could cause an invalid memory read, causing the clamav
engine to crash.


Solution : http://www.suse.de/security/http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_60_clamav.html
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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