Ubuntu 2594-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

    Date 05 May 2015
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    ClamAV could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially crafted file.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2594-1
    May 05, 2015
    clamav vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 15.04
    - Ubuntu 14.10
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    ClamAV could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially
    crafted file.
    Software Description:
    - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed files.
    A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting
    in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV
    AppArmor profile.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 15.04:
      clamav                          0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
    Ubuntu 14.10:
      clamav                          0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
    fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
      CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2305,
    Package Information:

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