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ClamAV RAR Archive Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-07-12    Last Update:  2007-07-13    Views:  15,125

Secunia Advisory SA26038

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Metaeye SG has reported a vulnerability in ClamAV, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL-pointer dereference error within libclamav/unrar/unrarvm.c when handling RAR archives and can be exploited to cause a crash via a specially crafted RAR archive.


Solution:
Update to version 0.91.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Metaeye SG

Original Advisory:
ClamAV:
https://wwws.clamav.net/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=555

Metaeye SG:
http://www.metaeye.org/advisories/54

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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