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USN-3722-6: ClamAV vulnerabilities

18 September 2018

USN-3722-1 introduced a regression in ClamAV.

Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3722-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The new package introduced an
issue which caused dpkg-reconfigure to enter an infinite loop. This update
fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

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)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.