Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-1816-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that ClamAV would incorrectly parse a UPX-packed
executable, leading to possible inappropriate heap reads. An attacker
could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-2020)

It was discovered that ClamAV would incorrectly parse a PDF document,
potentially writing beyond the size of a static array. An attacker
could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-2021).

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 package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66314 ()

Bugtraq ID: 59434

CVE ID: CVE-2013-2020
CVE-2013-2021

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