Executive Summary

Titlefile security update
NameDSA-4550First vendor Publication2019-10-25
VendorDebianLast vendor Modification2019-10-25
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision1

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector :
Cvss Base ScoreN/AAttack RangeN/A
Cvss Impact ScoreN/AAttack ComplexityN/A
Cvss Expoit ScoreN/AAuthenticationN/A
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A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.30-1+deb9u3.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.35-4+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.

For the detailed security status of file please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/file

Original Source

Url : http://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4550

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2019-10-26 00:18:26
  • First insertion