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Bug 702010 (CVE-2019-15961) - <app-antivirus/clamav-0.102.1: long scanning time of specially crafted email file leads to denial of service (CVE-2019-15961)
Summary: <app-antivirus/clamav-0.102.1: long scanning time of specially crafted email ...
Alias: CVE-2019-15961
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [stable cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-12-05 02:14 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2020-01-27 11:39 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-12-05 02:14:38 UTC
CVE-2019-15961 (
  A Denial-of-Service (DoS) vulnerability may occur when scanning a specially
  crafted email file as a result of excessively long scan times. The issue is
  resolved by implementing several maximums in parsing MIME messages and by
  optimizing use of memory allocation.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-01-24 15:57:19 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2020-01-26 20:57:08 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 3 Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2020-01-27 10:30:43 UTC
ia64/ppc/ppc64 stable
Comment 4 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2020-01-27 11:39:46 UTC
arm stable