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Author: Daniel Jahre
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Subject: [rock-user] [Security Announcement] clamav (RLSA-20060501-01)
This is a ROCK Linux Security Announcement.

Package: clamav
Announcement ID: RLSA-20060501-01
Date: 2006-05-01
Affected Distributions: none
Affected Releases: none
Cross References: CVE-2006-1989
Fixed at trunk revision: 7568

Content of this advisory:
1) Problem Description
2) Solution or Work-Around
3) Special instructions and notes
4) Updateing your source tree
5) Source package update
6) Binary package update


1) Problem Description

Freshclam is a command line utility responsible for downloading and installing
virus signature updates. One of its features is a HTTP client performing file
downloads from web servers. A security vulnerability in the protocol code was

2) Solution or Workaround
Please update the package.

3) Special instruction and notes

4) Updateing your source tree
If you are using a subversion checkout of trunk, run:

 svn up

If you are using submaster run,

 sm sync

to merge the update from trunk into your tree

5) Source package update
As a user of an affected distribution you can update this package by
rebuilding it on your machine

 rocket updsrc

to update your local sources and

 rocket emerge clamav

to install the updated package

6) Binary package update
there are no new binary packages available for this package yet.
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