CVE-2021-1404

Published: 08 April 2021

A vulnerability in the PDF parsing module in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) Software versions 0.103.0 and 0.103.1 could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper buffer size tracking that may result in a heap buffer over-read. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted PDF file to an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the ClamAV scanning process to crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
clamav
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(0.103.2+dfsg-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1)