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ClamAV 'cli_pdf()' and 'cli_scanicon()' Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Win

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

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has ClamAV installed, and is prone to multiple Denial of Service vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

The flaws are due to: - Errors exists within the 'cli_pdf()' function in 'libclamav/pdf.c' when processing certain 'PDF' files. This can be exploited to cause a crash. - Error exists within the 'parseicon()' function in 'libclamav/pe_icons.c' when processing 'PE' icons. This can be exploited to trigger an out-of-bounds access when reading data and potentially cause a crash.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ClamAV version prior to 0.96.1 (1.0.26) on Windows.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to ClamAV 0.96.1 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)