[USN-3814-3] ClamAV vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Nov 13 11:50:15 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3814-3
November 13, 2018

clamav vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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


USN-3814-2 fixed several vulnerabilities in clamav. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed CAB
 files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to
 crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-18584,CVE-2018-

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.100.2+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2

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

  CVE-2018-18584, CVE-2018-18585
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