USN-754-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities
7 April 2009
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 8.10
It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify its input when processing TAR archives. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted TAR file and cause a denial of service via infinite loop. (CVE-2009-1270)
It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly validate Portable Executable (PE) files. A remote attacker could send a crafted PE file and cause a denial of service (divide by zero). (CVE-2008-6680)
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 upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.