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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:
Clam AntiVirus Off-by-one Bug in Processing MS-ZIP Compressed CAB Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019150
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-6336   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 30 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted MS-ZIP compressed CAB file that, when processed by clamav, will trigger an off-by-one error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target process.

Toeroek Edwin reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when processed by the target process, will execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   A source code fix is available via SVN.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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