Ubuntu Security Updates for the vulnerabilities that affect multiple releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives. The vulnerabilities are fixed with the latest packages if you have enabled automatic update in your Ubuntu servers the updates will be applied automatically.

ClamAV regression

Latest package update fixes vulnerabilities with ClamAVthst fails in handling certain HWP and PDF files in previous versions. This could be exploited by a remote attacker resulting in a DOS attack.

The vulnerability can be tracked as CVE-2018-0360, CVE-2018-0361, the issue found in Ubuntu 12.04 ESM, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it has been fixed with clamav – 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.12.04.2, clamav – 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.18.04.2, clamav – 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.16.04.2 and clamav – 0.100.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.14.04.2.

Data Server vulnerability

Evolution Data Server leads to the sensitive exposure of data over the network, it may result in the user’s password being unexpectedly sent in clear text, even though the user had requested to use SSL.


Data Server vulnerability tracked as CVE-2016-10727, it affects Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

The Vulnerability can be fixed by updating to following packages, with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

evolution-data-server – 3.18.5-1ubuntu1.1
evolution-data-server-common – 3.18.5-1ubuntu1.1
libcamel-1.2-54 – 3.18.5-1ubuntu1.1
libebackend-1.2-10 – 3.18.5-1ubuntu1.1
libedataserver-1.2-21 – 3.18.5-1ubuntu1.1

For Ubuntu 14.04 LTS the fixed package versions

evolution-data-server – 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.6
evolution-data-server-common – 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.6
libcamel-1.2-45 – 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.6
libebackend-1.2-7 – 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.6
libedataserver-1.2-18 – 3.10.4-0ubuntu1.6

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