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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1997

Original release date: 04/16/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer signedness error in the (1) cab_unstore and (2) cab_extract functions in libclamav/cab.c in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) before 0.90.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted CHM file that contains a negative integer, which passes a signed comparison and leads to a stack-based buffer overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: clamav-cabunstore-cabextract-bo(33637)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25028
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0924
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24946
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25022
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29420
External Source: BID
Name: 23473
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2007:098
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2007-0013
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=500765
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24996
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25189
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070416 Clam AntiVirus ClamAV CAB File Unstore Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200704-21
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24891
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2007:026
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 24920
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1378
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1281
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017921
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/50a5cb718f20761dd7e0b6b4e0935c52.html

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