CVE-2019-1786

NameCVE-2019-1786
DescriptionA vulnerability in the Portable Document Format (PDF) scanning functionality of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) Software versions 0.101.1 and 0.101.0 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to a lack of proper data handling mechanisms within the device buffer while indexing remaining file data on an affected device. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted PDF files to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause an out-of-bounds read condition, resulting in a crash that could result in a denial of service condition on an affected device.
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NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
clamav (PTS)jessie0.100.0+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)0.100.3+dfsg-0+deb8u1fixed
stretch0.100.3+dfsg-0+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid0.101.2+dfsg-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
clamavsource(unstable)0.101.2+dfsg-1medium
clamavsourcejessie(not affected)
clamavsourcestretch(not affected)

Notes

[stretch] - clamav <not-affected> (Vulnerable code only present in 0.101.1 and 0.101.0)
[jessie] - clamav <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
https://blog.clamav.net/2019/03/clamav-01012-and-01003-patches-have.html

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