ESB-2018.0300 - [Ubuntu] clamav: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-01-31

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                               ESB-2018.0300
                          ClamAV vulnerabilities
                              31 January 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           clamav
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12380 CVE-2017-12379 CVE-2017-12378
                   CVE-2017-12377 CVE-2017-12376 CVE-2017-12375
                   CVE-2017-12374  

Reference:         ESB-2018.0283

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3550-1

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USN-3550-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3550-1

30th January, 2018
clamav vulnerabilities

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

    Ubuntu 17.10
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.
Software description

    clamav - Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain mail
messages. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2017-12374, CVE-2017-12375, CVE-2017-12379, CVE-2017-12380)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
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-2017-12376)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain mew
packet 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-2017-12377)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain TAR
files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2017-12378)

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV
AppArmor profile.
Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
    clamav 0.99.3+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
    clamav 0.99.3+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
    clamav 0.99.3+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

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

CVE-2017-12374, CVE-2017-12375, CVE-2017-12376, CVE-2017-12377, CVE-2017-12378, 
CVE-2017-12379, CVE-2017-12380

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