Security update for clamav

SUSE Security Update: Security update for clamav
Announcement ID: SUSE-SU-2018:3436-2
Rating: moderate
References: #1103040 #1104457 #1110723
Cross-References:CVE-2018-14680 CVE-2018-14681 CVE-2018-14682 CVE-2018-15378
Affected Products:
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1

An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for clamav fixes the following issues:
clamav was updated to version 0.100.2:

  • CVE-2018-15378: Vulnerability in ClamAV's MEW unpacking feature that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. (bsc#1110723)
  • CVE-2018-14680, CVE-2018-14681, CVE-2018-14682: more fixes for embedded libmspack. (bsc#1103040)

  • Make freshclam more robust against lagging signature mirrors.
  • On-Access "Extra Scanning", an opt-in minor feature of OnAccess scanning on Linux systems, has been disabled due to a known issue with resource cleanup OnAccessExtraScanning will be re-enabled in a future release when the issue is resolved. In the mean-time, users who enabled the feature in clamd.conf will see a warning informing them that the feature is not active. For details, see:

  • Restore exit code compatibility of freshclam with versions before 0.100.0 when the virus database is already up to date (bsc#1104457).

Patch Instructions:

To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or "zypper patch".
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1:
    zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2019-1071=1

Package List:

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 (x86_64):
    • clamav-0.100.2-33.18.1
    • clamav-debuginfo-0.100.2-33.18.1
    • clamav-debugsource-0.100.2-33.18.1