Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4370-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4370-2
May 21, 2020

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-4370-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing ARJ archives. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3327)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing PDF files. A
remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3341)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM:
clamav 0.102.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
clamav 0.102.3+dfsg-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

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:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4370-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4370-1
CVE-2020-3327, CVE-2020-3341
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