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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-201209-14
(file: Denial of Service)
Multiple out-of-bounds read errors and invalid pointer dereference
errors have been found in cdf.c.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted
Composite Document File (CDF) using file, possibly resulting in a Denial
of Service condition.
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-5.11'
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 62343 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52225
CVE ID: CVE-2012-1571
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