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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


libclamav/petite.c in ClamAV before 0.93.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a malformed Petite file that triggers an out-of-bounds memory access. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2008-2713.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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