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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1989

Original release date: 05/01/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Buffer overflow in the get_database function in the HTTP client in Freshclam in ClamAV 0.80 to 0.88.1 might allow remote web servers to execute arbitrary code via long HTTP headers.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Clam Anti-Virus, ClamAV, 0.88.2

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19912
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0024
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20159
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25120
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016392
External Source: XF
Name: clamav-freshclam-http-bo(26182)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20117
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1050
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#599220
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.clamav.net/security/0.88.2.html
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19880
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-03
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:010
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1586
External Source: BID
Name: 17754
Type: Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-06-27
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-09.txt
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19874
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:025
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2566
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19964
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19963
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:080
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20877

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