Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS : clamav vulnerability (USN-3789-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118082
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled unpacking MEW executables. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
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SolutionUpdate the affected clamav package.