USN-5233-1: ClamAV vulnerability
18 January 2022
ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
- clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix
It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the
CL_SCAN_GENERAL_COLLECT_METADATA scan option was enabled. 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-5233-2: libclamav-dev, clamav-daemon, clamav-testfiles, clamav-freshclam, clamav-docs, clamav-base, clamav, clamdscan, libclamav9, clamav-milter