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Security update for clamav


(Last modified: 08MAY2006)

solutions Security update for clamav SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a3286c0c00f12de2c70de79527adb2cd)

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-10981
Release: 20060508
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should update.



Problem description

This version update to 0.88.2 fixes among other things the following security problem:
  • A buffer overflow in the freshclam program might allow remote web servers to execute arbitrary code via long HTTP headers (CVE-2006-1989).


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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