FreeBSD : clamav -- off-by-one heap overflow in VBA project parser (24b64fb0-af1d-11dd-8a16-001b1116b350)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34728


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Advisory from Moritz Jodeit, November 8th, 2008 :

ClamAV contains an off-by-one heap overflow vulnerability in the code responsible for parsing VBA project files. Successful exploitation could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the `clamd' process by sending an email with a prepared attachment.

A VBA project file embedded inside an OLE2 office document send as an attachment can trigger the off-by-one.

Entry from Thu Oct 30 13:52:42 CET 2008 (acab) in ChangeLog :

libclamav/vba_extract.c: get_unicode_name off-by-one, bb#1239 reported by Moritz Jodeit >moritz*<


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34728

File Name: freebsd_pkg_24b64fb0af1d11dd8a16001b1116b350.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/11/10

Modified: 2013/08/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:clamav, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:clamav-devel, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/11/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/11/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5050

CWE: 119