Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 20.04 : ClamAV vulnerabilities (USN-4435-1)

low Nessus Plugin ID 139023
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VPR Score: 5.2

Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing ARJ archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3327) It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled scanning malicious files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to delete arbitrary files. (CVE-2020-3350) It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing EGG archives. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2020-3481).

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Solution

Update the affected clamav package.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/4435-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 139023

File Name: ubuntu_USN-4435-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/28/2020

Updated: 9/17/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 5.2

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-3350

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:16.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/27/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-3327, CVE-2020-3350, CVE-2020-3481

USN: 4435-1