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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3592-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3592-2
Posted Mar 8, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3592-2 - USN-3592-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM. It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-0202, CVE-2018-1000085
MD5 | 0521bd31d6eec4bc6fa942fd87e2046f

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3592-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3592-2
March 08, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-3592-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2018-0202)

Hanno BAPck discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain
XAR files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-1000085)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
clamav 0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.12.04.2

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/usn/usn-3592-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3592-1
CVE-2018-0202, CVE-2018-1000085

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