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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-12379): ClamAV vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2017-12379): ClamAV vulnerabilities

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/25/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/31/2018
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

ClamAV AntiVirus software versions 0.99.2 and prior contain a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or potentially execute arbitrary code on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to improper input validation checking mechanisms in the message parsing function on an affected system. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted email to the affected device. This action could cause a messageAddArgument (in message.c) buffer overflow condition when ClamAV scans the malicious email, allowing the attacker to potentially cause a DoS condition or execute arbitrary code on an affected device.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-clamav

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