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Security update for clamav


(Last modified: 07MAR2005)

solutions Security update for clamav SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4f847eacb0c229cae4b233a951bfb66d)

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
Patch: patch-9910
Release: 20050307
Obsoletes: none


Install this update if you are using clamav.



Problem description

This update fixes the following clamav problems:
Due to a high number of bad files produced by broken software, the MS05-002 exploit detector now only checks specific RIFF files. This version also fixes a stability problem of clamav-milter/clamd and improves E-Mail scanning.


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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