CVE-2008-5050

NameCVE-2008-5050
DescriptionOff-by-one error in the get_unicode_name function (libclamav/vba_extract.c) in Clam Anti-Virus (ClamAV) before 0.94.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted VBA project file, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1680-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote, user-initiated)
Debian Bugs505134
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
clamav (PTS)squeeze0.98.1+dfsg-1+deb6u3fixed
squeeze (lts)0.98.7+dfsg-0+deb6u2fixed
wheezy0.98.7+dfsg-0+deb7u1fixed
jessie0.98.7+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.98.7+dfsg-2fixed
sid0.98.7+dfsg-3fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
clamavsource(unstable)0.94.dfsg.1-1high505134
clamavsourceetch0.90.1dfsg-4etch16highDSA-1680-1

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