Ubuntu 3814-3: ClamAV vulnerabilities

    Date13 Nov 2018
    CategoryUbuntu
    1032
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3814-3
    November 13, 2018
    
    clamav vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
    
    Software Description:
    - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix
    
    Details:
    
    USN-3814-2 fixed several vulnerabilities in clamav. This update
    provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
    
    Original advisory details:
    
     It was discovered ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed CAB
     files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to
     crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18584,CVE-2018-
    18585)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
      clamav                          0.100.2+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3814-3
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3814-1
      CVE-2018-18584, CVE-2018-18585
    
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