ClamAV Security Update for Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 ESM
Posted on: 07/22/2019 04:43 PM

Updated ClamAV packages has been released for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 and 14.04 ESM

ClamAV Security Update for Ubuntu 12.04/14.04 ESM

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4066-2
July 22, 2019

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


ClamAV could be made to expose sensitive information if it received
a specially crafted CHM file.

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


USN-4066-1 fixed a vulnerability in libmspack. This update provides
the corresponding update for ClamAV in Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain CHM files.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
clamav 0.100.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
clamav 0.100.3+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


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