[USN-3722-1] ClamAV vulnerabilities

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[USN-3722-1] ClamAV vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers-3
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3722-1
July 24, 2018

clamav vulnerabilities
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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:

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

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

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-1ubuntu0.18.04.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  clamav                          0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  clamav                          0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-1
  CVE-2018-0360, CVE-2018-0361

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.1
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/clamav/0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.1


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