USN-672-1: ClamAV vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-672-1
17th November, 2008
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 8.10
Moritz Jodeit discovered that ClamAV did not correctly handle certain
strings when examining a VBA project. If a remote attacker tricked ClamAV
into processing a malicious VBA file, ClamAV would crash, leading to a
denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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