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USN-3722-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

25 July 2018

ClamAV could be made to hang if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3722-1 fixed a vulnerability 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 HWP
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0360)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0361)

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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-3722-1: clamav-docs, libclamav7, clamav, clamav-freshclam, clamdscan, libclamav-dev, clamav-base, clamav-daemon, clamav-testfiles, clamav-milter