USN-1179-1: ClamAV vulnerability
28 July 2011
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 11.04
An attacker could send crafted input to ClamAV and cause it to crash.
- clamav - anti-virus utility for Unix - command-line interface
It was discovered that the hash processing code in libclamav improperly handled messages with certain hashes. This could allow a remote attacker to craft a document that could cause clamav to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.