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Advisories

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4918-2
April 20, 2021

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-4918-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing Excel documents.
 A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang,
 resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1252)

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing PDF documents. A
 remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
 resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1404)

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing email. A remote
 attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting
 in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1405)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4918-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4918-1
  CVE-2021-1252, CVE-2021-1404, CVE-2021-1405

Ubuntu 4918-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

April 20, 2021

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV. Software Description: - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix Details: USN-4918-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing Excel documents. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1252) It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing PDF documents. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1404) It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing email. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-1405)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: clamav 0.103.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1 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://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4918-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-4918-1

CVE-2021-1252, CVE-2021-1404, CVE-2021-1405

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4918-2

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