USN-2488-2: ClamAV vulnerability

12 February 2015

clamav vulnerability



  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix


USN-2488-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV for Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu
14.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This update provides the corresponding
update for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Sebastian Andrzej Siewior discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled
certain upack packer files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 10.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary