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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:   clamav.sourceforge.net
Clam AntiVirus Double Free in vba_read_project_strings() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025100
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025100
CVE Reference:   CVE-2011-1003   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 25 2011
Original Entry Date:  Feb 21 2011
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 0.97
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a double free in vba_read_project_strings() and cause the target service to crash.

The vulnerability resides in 'libclamav/vba_extract.c'.

Torok Edwin reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (0.97).
Vendor URL:  www.clamav.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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