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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2021

Original release date: 05/13/2013
Last revised: 09/28/2015


pdf.c in ClamAV 0.97.1 through 0.97.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds-read) via a crafted length value in an encrypted PDF file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1816-1/ "A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 13.04 Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10 Ubuntu 10.04 LTS"

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External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0883
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blog.clamav.net/2013/04/clamav-0978-has-been-released.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130429 Re: Multiple potential security issues fixed in ClamAV 0.97.8 - any further details?
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=7053
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2014:1571
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-devel/commit/24ff855c82d3f5c62bc5788a5776cefbffce2971
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5892
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-10853
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2013:159
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-10980
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-09-17-1
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-10953
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130424 Re: Multiple potential security issues fixed in ClamAV 0.97.8 - any further details?
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2013-09-12-1
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2013:0881
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1816-1
External Source: BID
Name: 59434
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2013-8047
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5880

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