Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3940-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3940-2
April 08, 2019

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

– Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

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

Details:

USN-3940-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update
provides
the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain PDF
documents. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-1787)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain
OLE2 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-2019-1788)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning certain PE
files. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV
to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2019-1789)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
clamav 0.100.3+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.1

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/usn/usn-3940-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3940-1
CVE-2019-1787, CVE-2019-1788, CVE-2019-1789