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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:
Clam AntiVirus UPack File and URL Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022028
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1371, CVE-2009-1372   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Apr 27 2009
Original Entry Date:  Apr 10 2009
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.95.1
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send a specially crafted UPack-encoded file to trigger a flaw in the CLI_ISCONTAINED macro and potentially cause the target service to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'libclamav/others.h'.

Martin Olsen reported this vulnerability.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted URL to trigger a flaw in cli_url_canon() and cause the target service to crash. This bug may allow stack modification, but code execution was not confirmed in the report.

The vulnerability resides in 'libclamav/phishcheck.c'

Nigel Horne reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target service to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (0.95.1).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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