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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1997

Integer signedness error in the (1) cab_unstore and (2) cab_extract functions in libclamav/cab.c in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) before 0.90.2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted CHM file that contains a negative integer, which passes a signed comparison and leads to a stack-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2007-04-16 Last Update Date : 2017-07-29
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1997 unix
DSA-1281-1 clamav - several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20212 unix
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- Products Affected By CVE-2007-1997

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90 Rc2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90 Rc3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90 Rc1.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Clam Anti-virus Clamav 0.90.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Clam Anti-virus Clamav 6

- References For CVE-2007-1997 CONFIRM
TRUSTIX 2007-0013
BID 23473 ClamAV Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-19
SECTRACK 1017921
IDEFENSE 20070416 Clam AntiVirus ClamAV CAB File Unstore Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
VUPEN ADV-2007-1378
XF clamav-cabunstore-cabextract-bo(33637)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1997

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