Vulnerability CVE-2005-3501


Published: 2005-11-05   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
The cabd_find function in cabd.c of the libmspack library (mspack) for Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) before 0.87.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted CAB file that causes cabd_find to be called with a zero length.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Clam AntiVirus Cabinet-file handling Denial of Service Vulnerability
iDEFENSE Labs
06.11.2005

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Clamav -> Clamav 

 References:
http://www.idefense.com/application/poi/display?id=334&type=vulnerabilities
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=368319
http://secunia.com/advisories/17434
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2294
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15317
http://www.osvdb.org/20484
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2005:205
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200511-04.xml
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-887
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015154
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/150
http://secunia.com/advisories/17559
http://secunia.com/advisories/17501
http://secunia.com/advisories/17451
http://secunia.com/advisories/17184

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