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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3215

Original release date: 07/18/2008
Last revised: 09/12/2012


libclamav/petite.c in ClamAV before 0.93.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a malformed Petite file that triggers an out-of-bounds memory access. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2713.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6338
External Source: XF
Name: clamav-petitec-dos(44200)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2584
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080715 Re: CVE id request: Clamav
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2008-09-15
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-6422
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:166
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-260A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://lurker.clamav.net/message/20080707.155612.ad411b00.en.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080708 Re: CVE id request: Clamav
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200808-07
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:015
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.clamav.net/websvn/diff.php?repname=clamav-devel&path=/branches/0.93/libclamav/petite.c&rev=3920

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)