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Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2015 07:52:53 -0500 (EST)
To: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
        CVE Assignments MITRE <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: libmspack: frame_end overflow which
 could cause infinite loop

On Wed, 7 Jan 2015, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 01, 2015 at 02:12:56PM +0100, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
>> Libmspack, a library to provide compression and decompression of
>> some file formats used by Microsoft, is used in many project (or
>> embedded there like also Clamav). This issue can cause a remotely
>> exploitable denial-of-service condition due to clamav thread hanging
>> forever while scanning the file. A patch is available at [2] for
>> libmspack.
> I have to clarify this last part of my CVE request for libmspack. I
> mentioned clamav embedding libmspack. Upstream Clamav tarball embeds
> an older version of libmspack, which does not seem to be affected by
> this problem. The problem itself for libmspack can be reproduced with
> .
> Regards,
> Salvatore

Use CVE-2014-9556.


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