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    Ubuntu 4435-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

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    Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4435-1
    July 27, 2020
    
    clamav vulnerabilities
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 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 parsing ARJ archives. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3327)
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning malicious files.
    A local attacker could possibly use this issue to delete arbitrary files.
    (CVE-2020-3350)
    
    It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing EGG archives. A
    remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
    resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3481)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      clamav                          0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    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/4435-1
      CVE-2020-3327, CVE-2020-3350, CVE-2020-3481
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.20.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.18.04.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.102.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
    
    

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