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Security update for clamav

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(Last modified: 23FEB2007)


solutions Security update for clamav SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (abe28be29295a2d1e392e79ff39d4b40)

Applies to

Package: clamav
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 SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
Patch: patch-11435
Release: 20070223
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This update to ClamAV version 0.90 fixes various bugs:
  • CVE-2007-0897: A filedescriptor leak in the handling of CAB files can lead to a denial of service attack against the clamd scanner daemon caused by remote attackers.
  • CVE-2007-0898: A directory traversal in handling of MIME E-Mail headers could be used by remote attackers to overwrite local files owned by the user under which clamd is running.

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 -Fvh clamav.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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