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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:   clamav.sourceforge.net
Clam AntiVirus Recursion Level Error Lets Remote and Local Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1026217
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1026217
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 19 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.97.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote or local user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote or local user can create a specially crafted file that, when processed by ClamAV will trigger a recursion level error and cause the ClamAV process to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'libclamav/bytecode.c' and 'libclamav/bytecode_api.c'.

Stephane Chazelas reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote or local user can cause the ClamAV process to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (0.97.3).
Vendor URL:  www.clamav.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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