Vulnerability CVE-2008-5050


Published: 2008-11-12   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Off-by-one error in the get_unicode_name function (libclamav/vba_extract.c) in Clam Anti-Virus (ClamAV) before 0.94.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted VBA project file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
ClamAV get_unicode_name() off-by-one buffer overflow
Moritz Jodeit
11.11.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Clam anti-virus -> Clamav 

 References:
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-November/065530.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-21.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4579
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=637952&group_id=86638
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1680
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:229
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498169/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32207
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021159
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-672-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3085
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46462
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00332.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00348.html

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