USN-3814-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities
13 November 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
- clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix
Updated: 2018-11-21: The embedded version of libmspack in ClamAV was found to not be affected by the listed vulnerabilities, therefore the following is not applicable.
USN-3814-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libmspack. In Ubuntu 14.04 libmspack is included into ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered libmspack incorrectly handled certain malformed CAB files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause libmspack to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18584, CVE-2018-18585)
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.