SourceFire ClamAV 0.92 numeric error

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in SourceFire ClamAV 0.92 (Anti-Malware Software). This issue affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-189. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Integer overflow in libclamav in ClamAV before 0.92 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted MEW packed PE file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

The weakness was shared 12/19/2007 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-6335. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 30070 (Fedora 8 : clamav-0.92-6.fc8 (2008-0115)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 0.92 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 6027.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (39119), Exploit-DB (4862), Tenable (30070), SecurityFocus (BID 26927†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-17216†).







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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 30070
Nessus Name: Fedora 8 : clamav-0.92-6.fc8 (2008-0115)
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OpenVAS ID: 90000
OpenVAS Name: ClamAV < 0.93.1 vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ClamAV 0.92
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12/13/2007 🔍
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03/16/2015 +2605 days 🔍
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Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2007-6335 (🔍)

X-Force: 39119
SecurityFocus: 26927 - ClamAV 'libclamav/pe.c' MEW Packed PE File Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 17216 - ClamAV Libclamav Integer Overflow Allows Remote Attacker to Execute Arbitrary Code and Cause DoS, Critical

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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 07/30/2021 08:39 AM
Changes: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM (66), 05/10/2019 06:25 PM (13), 07/30/2021 08:36 AM (3), 07/30/2021 08:39 AM (1)
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