CVE-2008-5050

HIGH

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.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2008-November/065530.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32663

http://secunia.com/advisories/32699

http://secunia.com/advisories/32765

http://secunia.com/advisories/32872

http://secunia.com/advisories/33016

http://secunia.com/advisories/33317

http://secunia.com/advisories/33937

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-11-13

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH