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ClamAV Crafted '7z' And 'Mew Packer' Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerabilities (Linux)

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

5 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

Multiple flaws are due to: - An error in parsing the crafted 7z files, which causes attacker to crash the application. - An error in parsing crafted mew packer, which causes attacker to crash the application.

Affected Software

Affected Software

ClamAV versions before 0.99.2 on Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

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

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to ClamAV version 0.99.2 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)