Clam AntiVirus uuencoded message denial of service
|clam-antivirus-uuencoded-dos (15077)||Medium Risk|
Clam AntiVirus is vulnerable to a denial of service. A remote attacker can send a specially-crafted message containing a uuencoded line of invalid length to cause any program on the system using clamd to crash.
Denial of Service
For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest clam package (0.6.7 or later), as listed in GLSA 200402-07. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Feb 09 2004 - 08:24:17 CST : clamav 0.65 remote DOS exploit.
- GLSA 200402-07: Clamav 0.65 DoS vulnerability.
- BID-9610: ClamAV Daemon Malformed UUEncoded Message Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-0270: libclamav in Clam AntiVirus 0.65 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a uuencoded e-mail message with an invalid line length (e.g., a lowercase character), which causes an assert error in clamd that terminates the calling program.
- GLSA-200402-07: Clam Antivirus DoS vulnerability
- OSVDB ID: 3894: Clam AntiVirus UUencoded Message DoS
- ClamAV ClamAV 0.65
- Gentoo Linux
Feb 09, 2004
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