Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
It was discovered that file incorrectly handled Composite Document
files. An attacker could use this issue to cause file to crash,
resulting in a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu
10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (CVE-2012-1571)
Bernd Melchers discovered that file incorrectly handled indirect
offset values. An attacker could use this issue to cause file to
consume resources or crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Update the affected file and / or libmagic1 packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true