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.
Mike Frysinger discovered that the file awk script detector used
multiple wildcard with unlimited repetitions. An attacker could use
this issue to cause file to consume resources, resulting in a denial
of service. (CVE-2013-7345)
Francisco Alonso discovered that file incorrectly handled certain CDF
documents. A attacker could use this issue to cause file to hang or
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2014-0207,
CVE-2014-3478, CVE-2014-3479, CVE-2014-3480, CVE-2014-3487)
Jan KaluÅ¾a discovered that file did not properly restrict the amount
of data read during regex searches. An attacker could use this issue
to cause file to consume resources, 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
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 76525 ()
Bugtraq ID: 66406681206823868239682416824368348
CVE ID: CVE-2013-7345CVE-2014-0207CVE-2014-3478CVE-2014-3479CVE-2014-3480CVE-2014-3487CVE-2014-3538
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