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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1343-1 (file)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.1

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

15 years ago

Modified

Modified

5 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update to file announced via advisory DSA 1343-1.

Insight

Insight

Colin Percival discovered an integer overflow in file, a file type classification tool, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code. For the oldstable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in version 4.12-1sarge2. For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in version 4.17-5etch2. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 4.21-1. We recommend that you upgrade your file package.

Solution

Solution

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201343-1

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