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Thread: [SOLVED] Clamav Security Alert

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    Exclamation [SOLVED] Clamav Security Alert

    Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1389

    Original release date:09/04/2008
    Last revised:09/11/2008
    Source: US-CERT/NIST
    Static Link: National Vulnerability Database (NVD)National Vulnerability Database (CVE-2008-1389)

    libclamav/chmunpack.c in the chm-parser in ClamAV before 0.94 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a malformed CHM file, related to an "invalid memory access."


    CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
    CVSS v2 Base Score:5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
    Impact Subscore: 2.9
    Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
    CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
    Access Vector: Network exploitable
    Access Complexity: Low
    Authentication: Not required to exploit
    Impact Type: Allows disruption of serviceUnknown

    National Vulnerability Database (NVD)National Vulnerability Database ()
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    This appears to have been addressed in July/August updates:
    Comment #12 From Tomasz Kojm 2008-08-12 11:04:11 [reply] -------
    Hi Hanno, the affected module was remotely disabled last month. The fix will be included in 0.94-final (planned on Sept 1, 2008).
    clamav: Crash with crafted chm, CVE-2008-1389
    2008-07-09: clamav bug opened
    unknown date: clamav disables chm-parser through freshclam
    2008-09-02 Vendor releases 0.94
    2008-09-04 Released this advisory
    Bug 31258 - Upgrade to ClamAV 0.94

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    Correct, I forgot to add that link in the first post. I just know that we currently use clamav_93.3
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