[USN-4146-2] ClamAV vulnerabilities

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[USN-4146-2] ClamAV vulnerabilities

Leonidas S. Barbosa
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4146-2
October 03, 2019

clamav vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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


USN-4146-1 fixed several vulnerabilities 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 unpacking ZIP files. A
 remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
 resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-12625)

 It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled unpacking bzip2 files. A
 remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in
 a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-12900)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.101.4+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
  clamav                          0.101.4+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

  CVE-2019-12625, CVE-2019-12900

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