CVE-2017-12374

HIGH

Description

The 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 on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a lack of input validation checking mechanisms during certain mail parsing operations (mbox.c operations on bounce messages). If successfully exploited, the ClamAV software could allow a variable pointing to the mail body which could cause a used after being free (use-after-free) instance which may lead to a disruption of services on an affected device to include a denial of service condition.

References

http://blog.clamav.net/2018/01/clamav-0993-has-been-released.html

https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11939

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/01/msg00035.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3550-1/

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3550-2/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-01-26

Updated: 2018-03-16

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH