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CVE-2021-1405

Published: 8 April 2021

A vulnerability in the email parsing module in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) Software version 0.103.1 and all prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper variable initialization that may result in an NULL pointer read. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email to an affected device. An exploit could allow the attacker to cause the ClamAV scanning process crash, resulting in a denial of service condition.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
clamav
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
focal
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
groovy
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.20.10.1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(0.103.2+dfsg-1)
precise Ignored
(end of ESM support, was needs-triage)
trusty
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1)
upstream Needs triage

xenial
Released (0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)