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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
- USN-3728-3: clamav
- USN-3728-1: libmspack-dev, libmspack-doc, libmspack, libmspack0
- USN-3728-2: clamav-base, libclamav7, clamav-daemon, clamav-freshclam, clamav-testfiles, clamav, libclamav-dev, clamav-docs, clamav-milter
- USN-3789-1: clamdscan, clamav-base, libclamav7, clamav-daemon, clamav-freshclam, clamav-testfiles, clamav, libclamav-dev, clamav-docs, clamav-milter