USN-3722-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

25 July 2018

clamav vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

ClamAV could be made to hang if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description

  • clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3722-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain HWP files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0360)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0361)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
clamav - 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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