Executive Summary

Summary
Title file vulnerabilities
Informations
Name USN-3686-1 First vendor Publication 2018-06-14
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2018-06-14
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 17.10 - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in file.

Software Description: - file: Tool to determine file types

Details:

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that file incorrectly handled a large number of notes. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9620)

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that file incorrectly handled certain long strings. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9620)

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed ELF files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9653)

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain magic files. An attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted magic file to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-8865)

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed ELF files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-10360)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
file 1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1
libmagic1 1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 17.10:
file 1:5.32-1ubuntu0.1
libmagic1 1:5.32-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
file 1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1
libmagic1 1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
file 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4
libmagic1 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3686-1
CVE-2014-9620, CVE-2014-9621, CVE-2014-9653, CVE-2015-8865,
CVE-2018-10360

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.32-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3686-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
40 % CWE-399 Resource Management Errors
20 % CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read
20 % CWE-119 Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
20 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 2
Application 15
Application 620
Os 108
Os 5
Os 1
Os 2

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-7cd597eebf.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-2_0-0080.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2018-1_0-0171.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-08-02 Name : The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
File : Slackware_SSA_2018-212-01.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-06-29 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-b5de855e94.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-06-25 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201806-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-27 Name : The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.
File : suse_SU-2017-3048-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-27 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-1298.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-01 Name : The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.
File : f5_bigip_SOL54924436.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-01-18 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201701-42.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-12-01 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201611-22.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-06-09 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20160510_file_on_SL6_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-06-01 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-499.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-25 Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-2984-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-17 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-16 Name : The remote OracleVM host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclevm_OVMSA-2016-0050.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-16 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-12 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2016-0760.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-09 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-460.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-05-04 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2016-698.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-04-28 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3560.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2016-04-06 Name : The version of PHP on the remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabi...
File : php_5_5_34.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-22 Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20151119_file_on_SL7_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-12-02 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-24 Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-11-20 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2015-2155.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-07-22 Name : The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.
File : hpsmh_7_5.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-04-20 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-204.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-30 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-080.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-25 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2015-497.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-24 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201503-08.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-03-19 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3196.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-02-18 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2015-2020.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-09 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-3121.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2015-01-09 Name : The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandriva_MDVSA-2015-010.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2018-06-30 09:21:19
  • Multiple Updates
2018-06-14 17:18:59
  • First insertion