[USN-3789-2] ClamAV vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Oct 16 19:38:06 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3789-2
October 16, 2018

clamav vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.

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


USN-3789-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled unpacking MEW
 executables. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
 ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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-1ubuntu0.12.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug
fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary

  CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680, CVE-2018-14681, CVE-2018-14682,
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