#VU25015 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2020-02-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU25015

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3123

CWE-ID: CWE-125

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ClamAV
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor: ClamAV

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in the Data-Loss-Prevention (DLP) module in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) with enabled optional DLP feature. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted email to the affected system, trigger an out-of-bounds read error and crash the ClamAV process.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

ClamAV: 0.102.0 - 0.102.1


CPE

External links
http://blog.clamav.net/2020/02/clamav-01022-security-patch-released.html
http://quickview.cloudapps.cisco.com/quickview/bug/CSCvs59062


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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