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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200704-13
(File: Denial of Service)
Conor Edberg discovered an error in the way file processes a specific
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted file,
using excessive CPU ressources and possibly leading to a Denial of
Service. Note that this vulnerability could be also triggered through
an automatic file scanner like amavisd-new.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All file users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/file-4.20-r1'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25058 (gentoo_GLSA-200704-13.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-2026
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