USN-756-1: ClamAV vulnerability
13 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 buffers when processing Upack files. A remote attacker could send a crafted file and cause a denial of service via application crash.
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.