Ubuntu 5423-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5423-2
May 17, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 16.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-5423-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and 16.04 ESM.


Original advisory details:

 Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing CHM files.
 A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to stop
 responding, resulting in a denial of service.  (CVE-2022-20770)

 Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing TIFF
 files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
 stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-20771)

 Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing HTML
 files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
 consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-20785)

 Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled loading the
 signature database. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
 cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly
 execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-20792)

 Alexander Patrakov and Antoine Gatineau discovered that ClamAV incorrectly
 handled the scan verdict cache check. A remote attacker could possibly use
 this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
 possibly execute arbitrary code.(CVE-2022-20796)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.103.6+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.103.6+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-5423-2
  https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5423-1
  CVE-2022-20770, CVE-2022-20771, CVE-2022-20785, CVE-2022-20792,
  CVE-2022-20796

Ubuntu 5423-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

May 17, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 16.04 ESM - Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Summary: Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV. Software Description: - clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix Details: USN-5423-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and 16.04 ESM. Original advisory details: Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing CHM files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-20770) Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing TIFF files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to stop responding, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-20771) Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing HTML files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2022-20785) Michał Dardas discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled loading the signature database. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2022-20792) Alexander Patrakov and Antoine Gatineau discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled the scan verdict cache check. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.(CVE-2022-20796)

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: clamav 0.103.6+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1 Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: clamav 0.103.6+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-5423-2

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5423-1

CVE-2022-20770, CVE-2022-20771, CVE-2022-20785, CVE-2022-20792,

CVE-2022-20796

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5423-2

Package Information

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