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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3722-3
Posted Jul 26, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3722-3 - USN-3722-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The updated ClamAV version removed some configuration options which caused the daemon to fail to start in environments where the ClamAV configuration file was manually edited. This update fixes the problem. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-0360, CVE-2018-0361
MD5 | 7272d25ace6b15017b495dcdc09f7b09

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3722-3

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3722-3
July 26, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

USN-3722-1 introduced a regression in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-3722-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The updated ClamAV version
removed some configuration options which caused the daemon to fail to start
in environments where the ClamAV configuration file was manually edited.
This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain HWP
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0360)
It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to hang,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-0361)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
clamav 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
clamav 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
clamav 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.2

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-3
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-1
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1783632

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.2

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