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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12375: ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-12375: ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/26/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/29/2018
Modified
02/12/2018

Description

The ClamAV AntiVirus software versions 0.99.2 and prior contain a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a lack of input validation checking mechanisms during certain mail parsing functions (the rfc2047 function in mbox.c). An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email to the affected device. This action could cause a buffer overflow condition when ClamAV scans the malicious email, allowing the attacker to potentially cause a DoS condition on an affected device.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-antivirus-clamav

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