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Security update for perl-Archive-Zip


(Last modified: 26JAN2005)

solutions Security update for perl-Archive-Zip SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4bb37edf144895a86f61b4aec108920c)

Applies to

Package: perl-Archive-Zip
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Patch: patch-9799
Release: 20050126
Obsoletes: none


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.


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 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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