Ubuntu Update for clamav USN-4146-1

Published: 2019-10-03 02:00:41
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'clamav' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the USN-4146-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical 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)

Affected Versions:
'clamav' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Ubuntu 19.04, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Recommendations:
Please install the updated Linux Distribution Package(s).

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12625
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12900

References:

https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/2019-October/005139.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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