Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : clamav regression (USN-1482-3)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2014 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 package could
fail to properly scan files in some 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).

Solution :

Update the affected clamav 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)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61568 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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