FreeBSD : file -- out-of-bounds access in search rules with offsets from input file (7e61a839-b714-11e3-8195-001966155bea)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Aaron Reffett reports :

softmagic.c in file ... and libmagic allows context-dependent
attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds memory access
and crash) via crafted offsets in the softmagic of a PE executable.

See also :

http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=31
http://www.nessus.org/u?52722298

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73267 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2270

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