ClamAV up to 0.88 Header Parser cli_scanpe integer coercion

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in ClamAV (Anti-Malware Software). This affects the function cli_scanpe of the component Header Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a integer coercion vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-192. Integer coercion refers to a set of flaws pertaining to the type casting, extension, or truncation of primitive data types. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 04/05/2006 by Damian Put (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2006-1614. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 21446 (FreeBSD : clamav -- Multiple Vulnerabilities (6a5174bd-c580-11da-9110-00123ffe8333)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 115357 (Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2006-003 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2006-05-11)).

Upgrading to version 0.88.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (25660), Vulnerability Center (SBV-10984) and Tenable (21446). The entries 27361, 26531, 30221 and 30220 are related to this item.





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Class: Integer coercion
CWE: CWE-192 / CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 21446
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : clamav -- Multiple Vulnerabilities (6a5174bd-c580-11da-9110-00123ffe8333)
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OpenVAS ID: 56529
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1024-1 (clamav)
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Upgrade: ClamAV 0.88.1
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Researcher: Damian Put
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2006-1614 (🔍)
X-Force: 25660
Vulnerability Center: 10984 - Clam AntiVirus Integer Overflow via cli_scanpe Function, Medium
SecurityFocus: 17388 - Clam AntiVirus ClamAV Multiple Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 19534
OSVDB: 24457 - Clam AntiVirus PE Header Parser Overflow

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Created: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 07/08/2021 03:30 PM
Changes: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM (70), 05/10/2019 06:21 PM (10), 07/08/2021 03:25 PM (3), 07/08/2021 03:30 PM (1)
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