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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1989

Original release date: 05/01/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Buffer overflow in the get_database function in the HTTP client in Freshclam in ClamAV 0.80 to 0.88.1 might allow remote web servers to execute arbitrary code via long HTTP headers.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Clam Anti-Virus, ClamAV, 0.88.2

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016392
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1586
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200605-03
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.clamav.net/security/0.88.2.html
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2006:025
External Source: BID
Name: 17754
Type: Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1050
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2006:010
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://kolab.org/security/kolab-vendor-notice-09.txt
External Source: TRUSTIX
Name: 2006-0024
External Source: XF
Name: clamav-freshclam-http-bo(26182)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-06-27
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDKSA-2006:080
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#599220
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-2566

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