VDB-68992 · CVE-2014-9328 · BID 72372

ClamAV Antivirus up to 0.98.5 Yoda's Crypter File memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in ClamAV Antivirus up to 0.98.5 (Anti-Malware Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Yoda's Crypter File Handler. 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 confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

ClamAV before 0.98.6 allows remote attackers to have unspecified impact via a crafted upack packer file, related to a "heap out of bounds condition."

The weakness was disclosed 01/27/2015 by Felix Groebert (evad3rs) with Google Security Team as ClamAV® blog: ClamAV 0.98.6 has been released! as confirmed release notes (Mailing List). The advisory is shared for download at lists.clamav.net. This vulnerability was named CVE-2014-9328 since 12/07/2014. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 81674 (Amazon Linux AMI : clamav (ALAS-2015-486)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 167564 (SUSE Enterprise Linux Security update for clamav (SUSE-SU-2015:0298-1)).

Upgrading to version 0.98.6 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at clamav.net. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (81674), SecurityFocus (BID 72372†), Secunia (SA62536†) and SecurityTracker (ID 1031672†). Additional details are provided at blog.clamav.net.







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 81674
Nessus Name: Amazon Linux AMI : clamav (ALAS-2015-486)
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OpenVAS ID: 801946
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for clamav FEDORA-2015-1437
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Upgrade: Antivirus 0.98.6


12/07/2014 🔍
01/27/2015 +51 days 🔍
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Advisory: ClamAV® blog: ClamAV 0.98.6 has been released!
Researcher: Felix Groebert (evad3rs)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-9328 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1031672 - Clam AntiVirus Heap Overflows Have Unspecified Impact
SecurityFocus: 72372 - ClamAV CVE-2014-9328 Multiple Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 62536 - ClamAV Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 02/02/2015 11:45 AM
Updated: 03/08/2022 09:29 AM
Changes: 02/02/2015 11:45 AM (59), 07/09/2017 08:16 AM (24), 03/08/2022 09:29 AM (3)
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