2008-0314 | SourceFire ClamAV spin.c memory corruption (BID-28784 / XFDB-41823)
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A vulnerability was found in SourceFire ClamAV 0.92.1 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the file spin.c. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was presented 04/16/2008 by Damian Put (Website). The advisory is shared at us-cert.gov. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-0314 since 01/16/2008. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 32417 (GLSA-200805-19 : ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165685 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security Update clamav (SUSE-SA:2008:024)).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 28784), X-Force (41823), Vulnerability Center (SBV-18255) and Tenable (32417). See 40305, 40304, 42790 and 42001 for similar entries.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.3
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Class: Memory corruption
Status: Not defined
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04/14/2008 +89 days 🔍
04/16/2008 +2 days 🔍
04/16/2008 +0 days 🔍
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04/27/2008 +11 days 🔍
05/22/2008 +25 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +2489 days 🔍
01/01/2017 +657 days 🔍
07/31/2021 +1672 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/services/acquisitions/sourcefire.html
SecurityFocus: 28784 – ClamAV 0.92.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 18255 – ClamAV Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Allows Remote Code Execution via PeSpin Packed PE Binary, Medium
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