Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : clamav regression (USN-1482-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

USN-1482-1 fixed vulnerabilities in ClamAV. The updated packages could
fail to install in certain situations. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed
TAR archives. A remote attacker could create a specially crafted TAR
file containing malware that could escape being detected.
(CVE-2012-1457, CVE-2012-1459)

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain
malformed CHM files. A remote attacker could create a
specially crafted CHM file containing malware that could
escape being detected. (CVE-2012-1458).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected clamav, clamav-daemon and / or libclamav6
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.4
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59605 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52610
52611
52623

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1457
CVE-2012-1458
CVE-2012-1459

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