[USN-4280-2] ClamAV vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Feb 18 16:00:30 UTC 2020


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4280-2
February 18, 2020

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

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

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

Details:

USN-4280-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the
 Data-Loss-Prevention (DLP) feature was enabled. 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 14.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.102.2+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.102.2+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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4280-2
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/4280-1
  CVE-2020-3123
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