Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-2423-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Kurt Seifried discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain
JavaScript files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause
ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code. (CVE-2013-6497)

Damien Millescamp discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain
PE files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2014-9050).

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: 79598 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71178
71242

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6497
CVE-2014-9050

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