Ubuntu 4230-2: ClamAV vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4230-2
January 23, 2020

clamav vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

Software Description:
- clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details:

USN-4230-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory 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 14.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.102.1+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
changes.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4230-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4230-1
  CVE-2019-15961

Ubuntu 4230-2: ClamAV vulnerability

January 23, 2020

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM - Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary: ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description: - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix Details: USN-4230-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory 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 14.04 ESM: clamav 0.102.1+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1 Ubuntu 12.04 ESM: clamav 0.102.1+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 changes.

References

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4230-2

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4230-1

CVE-2019-15961

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4230-2

Package Information

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