USN-4370-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

21 May 2020

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

Releases

Packages

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing ARJ archives. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3327)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing PDF files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3341)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
changes.