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Security update for clamav


(Last modified: 11APR2006)

solutions Security update for clamav SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (16a5f07357d26c8b896b5811c6ac4d89)

Applies to

Package: clamav
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-10944
Release: 20060411
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This version update to 0.88.1 fixes among other things the following security problems:
  • An integer overflow in the PE header parser (CVE-2006-1614).
  • Format string bugs in the logging code could potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2006-1615).
  • Access to invalid memory could lead to a crash (CVE-2006-1630).


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh clamav.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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