USN-3789-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

16 October 2018

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



  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix


USN-3789-1 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 unpacking MEW
executables. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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

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