Vulnerability Details

ClamAV 'messageAddArgument' Multiple Vulnerabilities (Windows)

Published: 2018-01-29 07:27:18
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Summary:
This host is installed with ClamAV and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

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

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws are due to: - A lack of input validation checking mechanisms during certain mail parsing operations and functions. - An improper input validation checking mechanisms when handling Portable Document Format (.pdf) files sent to an affected device. - An improper input validation checking mechanisms in mew packet files sent to an affected device. - An improper input validation checking mechanisms of '.tar' (Tape Archive) files sent to an affected device. - An improper input validation checking mechanisms in the message parsing function on an affected system. - An improper input validation checking mechanisms during certain mail parsing functions of the ClamAV software.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service and potentially execute arbitrary code on the affected device.

Affected Versions:
ClamAV version 0.99.2 and prior on Windows

Recommendations:
Update to version 0.99.3 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12374
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12375
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12376
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12377
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12378
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12379
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-12380

References:

http://blog.clamav.net/2018/01/clamav-0993-has-been-released.html
https://www.clamav.net/downloads

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2018-01-29
Modified
2018-10-23
Category
General

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