Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : file vulnerability (USN-2162-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled PE executable files.
An attacker could use this issue to cause file to crash, resulting in
a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected file and / or libmagic1 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73399 ()

Bugtraq ID: 66002

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2270