CVE-2017-12376

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Description

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 or potentially execute arbitrary code 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 a handle_pdfname (in pdf.c) buffer overflow when ClamAV scans the malicious file, allowing the attacker to cause a DoS condition or potentially execute arbitrary code.

References

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

https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11942

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-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:a:clamav:clamav:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 0.99.2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
106935Amazon Linux AMI : clamav (ALAS-2018-958)NessusAmazon Linux Local Security Checks
critical
106639Fedora 26 : clamav (2018-958b22c73f)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
106610ClamAV < 0.99.3 Multiple libclamav DoSNessusMisc.
critical
106533Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-3550-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
106465Fedora 27 : clamav (2018-cb339851e7)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
106456SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : clamav (SUSE-SU-2018:0255-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
106455SUSE SLES11 Security Update : clamav (SUSE-SU-2018:0254-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
106431openSUSE Security Update : clamav (openSUSE-2018-102)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
106428GLSA-201801-19 : ClamAV: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
106427FreeBSD : clamav -- multiple vulnerabilities (b464f61b-84c7-4e1c-8ad4-6cf9efffd025)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
106411Debian DLA-1261-1 : clamav security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical