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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1482-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1482-2
Posted Jun 20, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1482-2 - USN-1482-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The updated packages could fail to install in certain situations. This update fixes the problem. It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed TAR archives. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted TAR file containing malware that could escape being detected. It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed CHM files. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted CHM file containing malware that could escape being detected. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-1459, CVE-2012-1458
SHA-256 | d71f6c0e933ef9f027c20f83737f0ac412df02c939b1661f6397cd5b0a8f8471

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1482-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1482-2
June 20, 2012

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
- Ubuntu 11.04

Summary:

ClamAV could improperly detect malware if it opened a specially crafted file.

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

Details:

USN-1482-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The updated packages could fail
to install in certain situations. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed TAR
archives. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted TAR file
containing malware that could escape being detected. (CVE-2012-1457,
CVE-2012-1459)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed CHM
files. A remote attacker could create a specially-crafted CHM file
containing malware that could escape being detected. (CVE-2012-1458)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
clamav-daemon 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
libclamav6 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2

Ubuntu 11.10:
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.10.2
clamav-daemon 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.10.2
libclamav6 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.10.2

Ubuntu 11.04:
clamav 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.04.2
clamav-daemon 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.04.2
libclamav6 0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.04.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1482-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1482-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1015337

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.10.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.97.5+dfsg-1ubuntu0.11.04.2
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