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ClamAV <= 0.101.4, 0.102.0 Denial of Service (DoS) Vulnerability (Linux)

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

ClamAV is prone to a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The vulnerability is due to inefficient MIME parsing routines that result in extremely long scan times of specially formatted email files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email file to an affected device.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ClamAV through version 0.101.4 and version 0.102.0.

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Update to version 0.101.5 or 0.102.1 respectively.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)