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; LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1680-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs505134

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
clamav (PTS)wheezy0.99+dfsg-0+deb7u2fixed
jessie0.99+dfsg-0+deb8u2fixed
stretch, sid0.99.1+dfsg-1fixed

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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