Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2009:129)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

A security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in file :

Heap-based buffer overflow in the cdf_read_sat function in src/cdf.c
in Christos Zoulas file 5.00 allows user-assisted remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a crafted compound document file, as
demonstrated by a .msi, .doc, or .mpp file. NOTE: some of these
details are obtained from third-party information (CVE-2009-1515).

This update provides file-5.03, which is not vulnerable to this, and
other unspecified issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48147 (mandriva_MDVSA-2009-129.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1515

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