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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 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).

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 : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/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