USN-926-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-926-1

8th April, 2010

clamav vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 9.10
  • Ubuntu 9.04
  • Ubuntu 8.10

Software description

  • clamav

Details

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify its input when
processing CAB files. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
CAB file to evade malware detection. (CVE-2010-0098)

It was discovered that ClamAV did not properly verify its input when
processing CAB files. A remote attacker could send a specially crafted
CAB file and cause a denial of service via application crash.
(CVE-2010-1311)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 9.10:
libclamav6 0.95.3+dfsg-1ubuntu0.09.10.1
Ubuntu 9.04:
libclamav6 0.95.3+dfsg-1ubuntu0.09.04.1
Ubuntu 8.10:
libclamav6 0.95.3+dfsg-1ubuntu0.09.04~intrepid3

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

In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
necessary changes.

References

CVE-2010-0098, CVE-2010-1311