CVE-2019-15961

Public on 2020-01-14
Modified on 2020-01-15
Description
A vulnerability in the email parsing module Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) Software versions 0.102.0, 0.101.4 and prior could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to inefficient MIME parsing routines that result in extremely long scan times of specially formatted email files. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email file to an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the ClamAV scanning process to scan the crafted email file indefinitely, resulting in a denial of service condition.
Severity
Medium
CVSS v3 Base Score
6.5
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Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 1 clamav 2020-01-14 18:11 ALAS-2020-1335

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv2 7.1 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
NVD CVSSv2 7.1 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
NVD CVSSv3 6.5 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H