CVE-2018-0202 Detail

Current Description

clamscan in ClamAV before 0.99.4 contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation checking mechanisms when handling Portable Document Format (.pdf) files sent to an affected device. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted .pdf file to an affected device. This action could cause an out-of-bounds read when ClamAV scans the malicious file, allowing the attacker to cause a DoS condition. This concerns pdf_parse_array and pdf_parse_string in libclamav/pdfng.c. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvh91380, CSCvh91400.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11973 Issue Tracking  Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11980 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/03/msg00011.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-16 Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3592-1/ Third Party Advisory 
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3592-2/ Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0202
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/26/2019
Source:
MITRE