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USN-3728-3: ClamAV vulnerabilities

2 August 2018

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3728-2 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

Hanno Böck discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain CHM files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680)

Jakub Wilk discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain KWAJ files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-14681)

Dmitry Glavatskikh discovered that libmspack incorrectly certain CHM files.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-14682)

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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.

Related notices

  • USN-3789-2: clamav
  • USN-3728-1: libmspack-doc, libmspack-dev, libmspack, libmspack0
  • USN-3728-2: clamav, clamav-testfiles, clamav-freshclam, clamav-milter, libclamav7, libclamav-dev, clamav-base, clamav-docs, clamav-daemon