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Published:

04 October 2019

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.3719
                    USN-4146-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities
                              4 October 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           ClamAV
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-12900 CVE-2019-12625 

Reference:         ESB-2019.3701

Original Bulletin: 
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/4146-2/

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USN-4146-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities
3 October 2019

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

  o Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
  o Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

Software Description

  o clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

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

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades .

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

  o USN-4146-1
  o CVE-2019-12625
  o CVE-2019-12900

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