Clam AntiVirus libclamav/petite.c denial of service

clamav-petite-dos (43133) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Clam AntiVirus is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an invalid memory access error in libclamav/petite.c. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted Petite compressed executable to cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Clam AntiVirus (0.93.1 or later), available from the ClamAV Web site. See References.

For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Mac OS X v10.5.5 and Security Update 2008-006 .
  • Astaro Web site: Up2Date Announcements: Up2Date ASG V7.300 GA Release.
  • ClamAV Bugzilla Bug 1000: Invalid memory access in petite.
  • ClamAV Web site: Clam AntiVirus.
  • SourceForge.net: Files: Clam AntiVirus, File Release Notes and Changelog, Release Name: 0.93.1.
  • BID-29750: ClamAV 'petite.c' Invalid Memory Access Denial Of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-2713: libclamav/petite.c in ClamAV before 0.93.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted Petite file that triggers an out-of-bounds read.
  • DSA-1616: clamav -- denial of service
  • GLSA-200808-07: ClamAV: Multiple Denials of Service
  • MDVSA-2008:122: Updated clamav packages fix vulnerability
  • MDVSA-2008:166: clamav
  • OSVDB ID: 46241: ClamAV libclamav/petite.c Crafted Packed Executable DoS
  • OSVDB ID: 47156: ClamAV libclamav/petite.c Crafted Petite File Remote DoS
  • SA30657: ClamAV Petite Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • SA30785: Kolab Server ClamAV Petite Processing Denial of Service
  • SA31576: Astaro update for ClamAV
  • SA31882: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020305: Clam AntiVirus Memory Access Bug in Processing Petite Formatted Files Lets Remote Users Deny Service
  • SUSE-SR:2008:014: [security-announce] SUSE Security Summary Report SUSE-SR:2008:014
  • SUSE-SR:2008:015: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • VUPEN/ADV-2008-1855: ClamAV Petite File Processing Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • VUPEN/ADV-2008-2584: Apple Mac OS X Code Execution and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.3
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.4
  • Astaro Astaro Security Gateway 7.0
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.15
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.20
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.21
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.22
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.23
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.24
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.51
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.52
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.53
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.54
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.60
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.60p
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.65
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.67
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.68
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.68.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.70
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.71
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.72
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.73
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.74
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.75
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.75.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.80
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.80 RC2
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.80 RC3
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.80 RC4
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.80 RC1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.81 RC1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.81
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.82
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.83
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.84 RC1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.84 rc2
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.84
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.85
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.85.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.86
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.86 RC1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.86.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.86.2
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.87
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.87.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.3
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.4
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.5
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.6
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.88.7
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90 RC3
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90 RC2
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90 RC1.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90 RC1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90.1
  • ClamAV ClamAV 0.90.2
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2007.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 2008.1 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 3.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0 X86_64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 4.0

Reported:

Jun 09, 2008

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