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Clam AntiVirus 'unmew11()' Denial of Service Vulnerability (Windows)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

4.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with ClamAV and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw related to the MEW unpacker within the 'unmew11()' function (libclamav/mew.c) can be exploited to trigger an invalid read memory access via a specially crafted EXE file.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ClamAV AntiVirus versions before 0.100.2 on Windows.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

Update to version 0.100.2 or later. Please see the references for more information.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)