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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2594-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2594-1
Posted May 5, 2015
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 2594-1 - It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV AppArmor profile.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2305, CVE-2015-2668
MD5 | 8c85b27865d8c0ffe4f2cccc861691d7

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2594-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2594-1
May 05, 2015

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

- Ubuntu 15.04
- Ubuntu 14.10
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

ClamAV could be made to crash or run programs if it processed a specially
crafted file.

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

Details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed files.
A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting
in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV
AppArmor profile.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 15.04:
clamav 0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.15.04.1

Ubuntu 14.10:
clamav 0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.10.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
clamav 0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
clamav 0.98.7+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:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2594-1
CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2305,
CVE-2015-2668

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.15.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.98.7+dfsg-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

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