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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0162

Original release date: 01/10/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Heap-based buffer overflow in libclamav/upx.c in Clam Antivirus (ClamAV) before 0.88 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted UPX files.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200601-07
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.clamav.net/doc/0.88/ChangeLog
External Source: BID
Name: 16191
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:016
External Source: XF
Name: clamav-libclamav-upx-bo(24047)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 342
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#385908
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-0116
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1015457
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0002
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-947
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20060112 ZDI-06-001: Clam AntiVirus UPX Unpacking Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-001.html

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