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CVE-2017-12379 Detail

Current Description

ClamAV AntiVirus software versions 0.99.2 and prior contain a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or potentially execute arbitrary code on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation checking mechanisms in the message parsing function on an affected system. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email to the affected device. This action could cause a messageAddArgument (in message.c) buffer overflow condition when ClamAV scans the malicious email, allowing the attacker to potentially cause a DoS condition or execute arbitrary code on an affected device.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/26/2018      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12379
Original release date:
01/26/2018
Last revised:
02/08/2018
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
9.8 Critical
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
10.0 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blog.clamav.net/2018/01/clamav-0993-has-been-released.html Release Notes; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://blog.clamav.net/2018/01/clamav-0993-has-been-released.html
https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11944 Exploit; Issue Tracking; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11944
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00035.html Mailing List; Third Party Advisory External Source MLIST [debian-lts-announce] 20180128 [SECURITY] [DLA 1261-1] clamav security update

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