USN-4280-2: ClamAV vulnerability
18 February 2020
ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix
USN-4280-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the
Data-Loss-Prevention (DLP) feature was enabled. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of
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-4280-1: clamdscan, clamav-base, clamav-daemon, clamav-freshclam, clamav-testfiles, clamav, libclamav-dev, clamav-docs, clamav-milter, libclamav9