Executive Summary

NameCVE-2007-0897First vendor Publication2007-02-16
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2017-07-28

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Cvss Base Score4.3Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Clam AntiVirus ClamAV before 0.90 does not close open file descriptors under certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file descriptor consumption and failed scans) via CAB archives with a cabinet header record length of zero, which causes a function to return without closing a file descriptor.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0897

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

CAPEC-2Inducing Account Lockout
CAPEC-82Violating Implicit Assumptions Regarding XML Content (aka XML Denial of Servi...
CAPEC-147XML Ping of Death
CAPEC-228Resource Depletion through DTD Injection in a SOAP Message

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration


CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


OpenVAS Exploits

2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for clamav
File : nvt/sles9p5016282.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for clamav MDKSA-2007:043 (clamav)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDKSA_2007_043.nasl
2009-01-28Name : SuSE Update for clamav SUSE-SA:2007:017
File : nvt/gb_suse_2007_017.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200703-03 (clamav)
File : nvt/glsa_200703_03.nasl
2008-01-17Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1263-1 (clamav)
File : nvt/deb_1263_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

32283Clam AntiVirus MIME Malformed CAB File Processing DoS

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

2008-03-19Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2008-002.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_clamav-2631.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-17Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_clamav-2632.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-03-07Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1263.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-03-02Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200703-03.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-02-21Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2007-043.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22580
CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1263
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-03.xml
IDEFENSE http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=475
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:043
SECTRACK http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017659
SUSE http://lists.suse.com/archive/suse-security-announce/2007-Feb/0004.html
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0623
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/32531

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