ClamAV up to 0.90.2 memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ClamAV up to 0.90.2 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. As an impact it is known to affect integrity. CVE summarizes:

The parsing engine in ClamAV before 0.90.3 and 0.91 before 0.91rc1 allows remote attackers to bypass scanning via a RAR file with a header flag value of 10, which can be processed by WinRAR.

The weakness was released 05/30/2007 as Bug 511 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2007-3122 since 06/07/2007. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25586 (Debian DSA-1320-1 : clamav - several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 0.90_rc1.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (34823) and Tenable (25586). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3078, 37189, 37188 and 37187.






CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 25586
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-1320-1 : clamav - several vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 58427
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 1320-1 (clamav)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ClamAV 0.90_rc1.1


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Advisory: Bug 511
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2007-3122 (🔍)

X-Force: 34823
Vulnerability Center: 15422 - Clam AntiVirus Vulnerability Allows Remote Attacker to Bypass Scanning Detection, Medium
Secunia: 25523 - SUSE update for clamav, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 45392 - ClamAV Parsing Engine Crafted RAR File Scanning Bypass

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Created: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM
Updated: 07/20/2021 09:45 AM
Changes: 03/15/2015 03:58 PM (63), 12/29/2016 01:07 PM (11), 07/20/2021 09:45 AM (3)
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