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[Full-disclosure] FLEA-2007-0022-1: file

From: Foresight Linux Essential Announcement Service <foresight-security-noreply_at_nospam>
Date: Thu May 24 2007 - 20:48:26 GMT
To: foresight-security-announce@lists.rpath.org


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Foresight Linux Essential Advisory: 2007-0022-1 Published: 2007-05-24

Rating: Moderate

Updated Versions:

    file=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/4.21-1-0.1     group-dist=/foresight.rpath.org at fl:1-devel//1/1.2.2-0.10-3

References: http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2026 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-2799 https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1311

Description:

    Previous versions of the file package are vulnerable to two attacks in which a maliciously crafted file can cause the file command, and any other application using libmagic, to use excessive CPU resources (Denial of Service), crash, or execute arbitrary, attacker-provided code.

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Copyright 2007 Foresight Linux Project
Portions Copyright 2007 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.foresightlinux.org/permanent/mit-license.html

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