Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1105-1] clamav security update)

Published: 2018-02-06 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
clamav on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb7u3. We recommend that you upgrade your clamav Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
clamav is vulnerable to multiple issues that can lead to denial of service when processing untrusted content. CVE-2017-6418 out-of-bounds read in libclamav/message.c, allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted e-mail message. CVE-2017-6420 use-after-free in the wwunpack function (libclamav/wwunpack.c), allowing remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted PE file with WWPack compression.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6418
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6420

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/09/msg00023.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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