USN-3592-2: ClamAV vulnerabilities

clamav vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 12.04 ESM

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

Software Description

  • clamav – Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

USN-3592-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in ClamAV. This update
provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-0202)

Hanno Böck discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain XAR
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-1000085)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
clamav – 0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.12.04.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

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USN-3593-1: Zsh vulnerabilities

zsh vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 17.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in Zsh.

Software Description

  • zsh – shell with lots of features

Details

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain enviroment variables.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to gain privileged access to the
system. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-10070)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. This
issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-10071)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled some symbolic links.
An attacker could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. This issue
only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-10072)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain errors. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2016-10714)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain commands. An attacker
could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2017-18205)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain symlinks. An attacker
could possibly use this to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10. (CVE-2017-18206)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could
possible use to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.10.
(CVE-2018-7548)

It was discovered that Zsh incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker
could possibly use this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-7549)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.10
zsh5.2-5ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
zsh5.1.1-1ubuntu2.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
zsh5.0.2-3ubuntu6.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

After a standard system update you need to restart Zsh to make
all the necessary changes.

References

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USN-3592-1: ClamAV vulnerabilities

clamav vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 17.10
  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in ClamAV.

Software Description

  • clamav – Anti-virus utility for Unix

Details

It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain PDF
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.
(CVE-2018-0202)

Hanno Böck discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled parsing certain XAR
files. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2018-1000085)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.10
clamav0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.17.10.1
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
clamav0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
clamav0.99.4+addedllvm-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

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