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USN-3789-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

16 October 2018

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

Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

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
changes.

Related notices

  • USN-3728-3: clamav
  • USN-3728-1: libmspack0, libmspack-doc, libmspack-dev, libmspack
  • USN-3728-2: libclamav-dev, clamav, clamav-docs, clamav-milter, clamav-testfiles, clamav-daemon, clamav-freshclam, libclamav7, clamav-base
  • USN-3789-1: libclamav-dev, clamdscan, clamav, clamav-docs, clamav-milter, clamav-testfiles, clamav-daemon, clamav-freshclam, libclamav7, clamav-base