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CVE-2012-1458

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-03-19
Bugzilla: 806100: CVE-2012-1458 clamav: specially-crafted CHM files evade detection

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Microsoft CHM file parser in ClamAV 0.96.4 and Sophos Anti-Virus 4.61.0 allows remote attackers to bypass malware detection via a crafted reset interval in the LZXC header of a CHM file. NOTE: this may later be SPLIT into multiple CVEs if additional information is published showing that the error occurred independently in different CHM parser implementations.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1458 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 5.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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