USN-4435-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

27 July 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 scanning malicious files.
A local attacker could possibly use this issue to delete arbitrary files.
(CVE-2020-3350)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing EGG archives. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3481)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
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.