Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 21.10 / 22.04 LTS : ClamAV vulnerabilities (USN-5423-1)

high Nessus Plugin ID 161251

Synopsis

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 21.10 / 22.04 LTS host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the USN-5423-1 advisory.

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in CHM file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20770)

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in the TIFF file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20771)

- On April 20, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in HTML file parser of Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.104.0 through 0.104.2 and LTS version 0.103.5 and prior versions could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog. This advisory will be updated as additional information becomes available. (CVE-2022-20785)

- On May 4, 2022, the following vulnerability in the ClamAV scanning library versions 0.103.5 and earlier and 0.104.2 and earlier was disclosed: A vulnerability in Clam AntiVirus (ClamAV) versions 0.103.4, 0.103.5, 0.104.1, and 0.104.2 could allow an authenticated, local attacker to cause a denial of service condition on an affected device. For a description of this vulnerability, see the ClamAV blog.
(CVE-2022-20796)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5423-1

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161251

File Name: ubuntu_USN-5423-1.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/17/2022

Updated: 5/17/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-20785

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:18.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:20.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:21.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:22.04:-:lts, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-base, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-daemon, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-freshclam, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-milter, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav-testfiles, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamdscan, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libclamav-dev, p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:libclamav9

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/17/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/4/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-20770, CVE-2022-20771, CVE-2022-20785, CVE-2022-20792, CVE-2022-20796

USN: 5423-1