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FreeBSD: VID-6ADE62D9-0F62-11EA-9673-4C72B94353B5 (CVE-2019-15961): clamav -- Denial-of-Service (DoS) vulnerability

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FreeBSD: VID-6ADE62D9-0F62-11EA-9673-4C72B94353B5 (CVE-2019-15961): clamav -- Denial-of-Service (DoS) vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
09/06/2019
Created
11/27/2019
Added
11/26/2019
Modified
01/23/2020

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From VID-6ADE62D9-0F62-11EA-9673-4C72B94353B5:

Micah Snyder reports:

A Denial-of-Service (DoS) vulnerability may occur when scanning a specially crafted email

file as a result of excessively long scan times. The issue is resolved by implementing

several maximums in parsing MIME messages and by optimizing use of memory allocation.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-clamav

References

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-clamav

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