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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:   clamav.sourceforge.net
(Ubuntu Issues Fix) Clam AntiVirus File Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041371
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041371
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-0360, CVE-2018-0361   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 27 2018
Original Entry Date:  Jul 25 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger an integer overflow and cause the target application to enter an infinite loop [CVE-2018-0360].

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when processed by the target application, will trigger a PDF object length check error and cause the target application to take a long time to parse the file [CVE-2018-0361].

Laurent Delosieres, Secunia Research at Flexera, and aCaB reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   Ubuntu has issued a fix.

[Editor's note: USN-3722-1 introduced a regression in ClamAV. Ubuntu has issued a revised fix (USN-3722-3) to correct the error.]

The Ubuntu advisories are available at:

https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-1
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-3

Vendor URL:  usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3722-1 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Ubuntu)
Underlying OS Comments:  14.04 LTS, 16.04 LTS, 18.04 LTS

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