Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-3728-2)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111526

Synopsis

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

Description

USN-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.

Solution

Update the affected clamav package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111526

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3728-2.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/03

Modified: 2018/08/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-14679, CVE-2018-14680, CVE-2018-14681, CVE-2018-14682

USN: 3728-2