CVE-2017-12378

NameCVE-2017-12378
DescriptionClamAV AntiVirus software versions 0.99.2 and prior contain a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation checking mechanisms of .tar (Tape Archive) files sent to an affected device. A successful exploit could cause a checksum buffer over-read condition when ClamAV scans the malicious .tar file, potentially allowing the attacker to cause a DoS condition on the affected device.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-1261-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs888484

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
clamav (PTS)jessie0.100.0+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)0.101.5+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.102.1+dfsg-0+deb9u2fixed
buster0.102.1+dfsg-0+deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid0.102.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
clamavsource(unstable)0.99.3~beta2+dfsg-1888484
clamavsourcejessie0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb8u3
clamavsourcestretch0.99.2+dfsg-6+deb9u1
clamavsourcewheezy0.99.2+dfsg-0+deb7u4DLA-1261-1

Notes

http://blog.clamav.net/2018/01/clamav-0993-has-been-released.html
https://bugzilla.clamav.net/show_bug.cgi?id=11946
https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-devel/commit/292d6878fa3e7fd2ab0f7275a78190639ad116d4
https://github.com/vrtadmin/clamav-devel/commit/0cf813f835e48ab0f94dd54200ceba0dc25fa1c4

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