Ubuntu 4230-1: ClamAV vulnerability

    Date08 Jan 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4230-1
    January 08, 2020
    
    clamav vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.10
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
    
    Software Description:
    - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain MIME messages. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.10:
      clamav                          0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.19.10.2
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      clamav                          0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.19.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
    
    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/4230-1
      CVE-2019-15961
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.19.10.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.19.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.2
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.2
    
    
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