CVE-2007-0897

high

Description

Clam AntiVirus ClamAV before 0.90 does not close open file descriptors under certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption and failed scans) via CAB archives with a cabinet header record length of zero, which causes a function to return without closing a file descriptor.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-03.xml

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32531

http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1263

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2007-02-16

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Medium

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Severity: High