Executive Summary

Title file vulnerabilities
Name USN-3911-1 First vendor Publication 2019-03-18
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-03-18
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:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in file.

Software Description: - file: Tool to determine file types


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.

CVE-2019-8904, CVE-2019-8905, CVE-2019-8906, CVE-2019-8907

Package Information:

Original Source

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

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

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

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 2
Application 1
Os 204
Os 129
Os 69
Os 32
Os 3
Os 1
Os 2

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Date Informations
2019-03-18 17:19:04
  • First insertion