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Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 11:54:18 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: clamav 0.94.2

Note that we try to avoid the term "stack overflow" since it's often used
for buffer overflows.

- Steve

Name: CVE-2008-5314
Status: Candidate
Reference: MLIST:[clamav-announce] 20081126 announcing ClamAV 0.94.2
Reference: URL:
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20081201 CVE request: clamav 0.94.2
Reference: URL:
Reference: CONFIRM:

Stack consumption vulnerability in libclamav/special.c in ClamAV
before 0.94.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service
(daemon crash) via a crafted JPEG file, related to the
cli_check_jpeg_exploit, jpeg_check_photoshop, and
jpeg_check_photoshop_8bim functions.

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