CVE-2008-5050 Detail

Current Description

Off-by-one error in the get_unicode_name function (libclamav/vba_extract.c) in Clam Anti-Virus (ClamAV) before 0.94.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted VBA project file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-November/065530.html Exploit 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-21.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4579
http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=637952&group_id=86638
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1680
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:229
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498169/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32207 Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021159
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-672-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3085
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46462
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00332.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-November/msg00348.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5050
NVD Published Date:
11/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018
Source:
MITRE