[USN-5233-2] ClamAV vulnerability

========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5233-2 January 19, 2022
clamav vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 16.04 ESM – Ubuntu 14.04 ESM
ClamAV could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
Software Description: – clamav: Anti-virus utility for Unix
USN-5233-1 fixed a vulnerability in ClamAV. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 14.04 ESM and Ubuntu 16.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that ClamAV incorrectly handled memory when the CL_SCAN_GENERAL_COLLECT_METADATA scan option was enabled. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ClamAV to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM: clamav 0.103.5+dfsg-0ubuntu0.16.04.1+esm1
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM: clamav 0.103.5+dfsg-0ubuntu0.14.04.1+esm1
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: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5233-2 ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5233-1 CVE-2022-20698