Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : file (MDKSA-2007:067)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Jean-Sebastien Guay-Leroux discovered an integer underflow in the
file_printf() function in file prior to 4.20 that allows user-assisted
attackers to execute arbitrary code via a file that triggers a
heap-based buffer overflow.

Updated packages have been patched to address this issue.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 24893 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-067.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 23021

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1536

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