Heap-based buffer overflow in the pefromupx function in libclamav/upx.c in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) 0.81 through 0.88.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted UPX packed file containing sections with large rsize values.
Published 2006-08-08 20:04:00
Updated 2018-10-17 21:32:53
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-4018

87.49%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-4018

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2006-4018

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2006-4018

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