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[Full-disclosure] rPSA-2007-0109-1 file

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Date: Thu May 24 2007 - 20:07:46 GMT
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rPath Security Advisory: 2007-0109-1
Published: 2007-05-24
Products: rPath Linux 1
Rating: Minor
Exposure Level Classification:

    Indirect User Deterministic Unauthorized Access Updated Versions:

    file=/conary.rpath.com@rpl:devel//1/4.21-1-0.1

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     (Unauthorized Access).

Copyright 2007 rPath, Inc.
This file is distributed under the terms of the MIT License. A copy is available at http://www.rpath.com/permanent/mit-license.html



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