SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionUSN-3728-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in libmspack. In Ubuntu 14.04 libmspack is included into ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Original advisory details :
Hanno Bock discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain CHM files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680)
Jakub Wilk discovered that libmspack incorrectly handled certain KWAJ files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-14681)
Dmitry Glavatskikh discovered that libmspack incorrectly certain CHM files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-14682).
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.
SolutionUpdate the affected clamav package.