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Security update for perl-Archive-Zip

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(Last modified: 09NOV2004)


solutions Security update for perl-Archive-Zip SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (49cff37ea7c8e133acebbe2f838c8cbc)

Applies to

Package: perl-Archive-Zip
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-9462
Release: 20041109
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone using amavis for virus scanning should update.

Problem description

Mail virus scanners like amavis use perl-Archive-Zip to scan ZIP
archives. A bug in the handling of files with manipulated size
entires has been fixed that could leave malicious code in such files
undetected.

Solution

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 -Fhv perl-Archive-Zip.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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