17544 : Clam AntiVirus Unspecified Quantum Decompressor DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-06-23

Description

ClamAV contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when ClamAV is scanning a Quantum compressed archive with a window size less than 32KB, and will result in loss of availability for the service.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Security Software

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.86.1 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Sourcefire, Inc.
Clam AntiVirus
0.86

References

Tools & Filters

18629
3033

Credit

  • Andrew Toller - atollerconnectfree.co.uk -
  • Stefan Kanthak - stefan.kanthakfujitsu-siemens.com -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 2.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-29 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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