Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 14.10 / 15.04 : clamav vulnerabilities (USN-2594-1)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 83255
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Synopsis

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

Description

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled certain malformed files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

In the default installation, attackers would be isolated by the ClamAV AppArmor profile.

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.

See Also

https://usn.ubuntu.com/2594-1/

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 83255

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2594-1.nasl

Version: 2.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/6/2015

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:clamav, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:15.04

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/5/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/30/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2170, CVE-2015-2221, CVE-2015-2222, CVE-2015-2305, CVE-2015-2668

BID: 74443

USN: 2594-1