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USN-3550-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

5 February 2018

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3550-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain mail
messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-12374, CVE-2017-12375, CVE-2017-12379, CVE-2017-12380)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-12376)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain mew
packet files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2017-12377)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain TAR
files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-12378)

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV
AppArmor profile.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-3550-1: clamav-base, clamdscan, clamav-milter, clamav-docs, clamav-testfiles, clamav-freshclam, clamav, clamav-daemon, libclamav7, libclamav-dev