Ubuntu 3940-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

    Date08 Apr 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
    1022
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3940-1
    April 08, 2019
    
    clamav vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 18.10
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
    
    Software Description:
    - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain PDF
    documents. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV
    to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-1787)
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain OLE2
    files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
    (CVE-2019-1788)
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain PE
    files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
    crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-1789)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 18.10:
      clamav                          0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
    fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
    changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3940-1
      CVE-2019-1787, CVE-2019-1788, CVE-2019-1789
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.10.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
    
    
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