Bug 442745 - (CVE-2008-1837) CVE-2008-1837 clamav: DoS via crafted RAR archive
CVE-2008-1837 clamav: DoS via crafted RAR archive
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
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Reported: 2008-04-16 11:40 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2008-04-16 11:42 EDT (History)
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-04-16 11:40:53 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-1837 to the following vulnerability:

libclamunrar in ClamAV before 0.93 allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (crash) via crafted RAR files that trigger "memory
problems," as demonstrated by the PROTOS GENOME test suite for Archive
Formats.

References:
https://wwws.clamav.net/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=898
http://www.cert.fi/haavoittuvuudet/joint-advisory-archive-formats.html
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-04-16 11:42:08 EDT
UnRAR code is no longer shipped in Fedora packages due to a legal reasons.

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