Executive Summary

Summary
Title file vulnerabilities
Informations
NameUSN-3911-1First vendor Publication2019-03-18
VendorUbuntuLast vendor Modification2019-03-18
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

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

- Ubuntu 18.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in file.

Software Description: - file: Tool to determine file types

Details:

It was 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.10:
file 1:5.34-2ubuntu0.1
libmagic1 1:5.34-2ubuntu0.1

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

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

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3911-1
CVE-2019-8904, CVE-2019-8905, CVE-2019-8906, CVE-2019-8907

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.34-2ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.32-2ubuntu0.2
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/file/1:5.25-2ubuntu1.2

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3911-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
75 %CWE-125Out-of-bounds Read
25 %CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1
Os169
Os117
Os67
Os29
Os3
Os1
Os2

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DateInformations
2019-03-18 17:19:04
  • First insertion