SuSE 11.3 Security Update : file (SAT Patch Number 9066)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

The command line tool file(1) and its library libmagic have been
updated to fix the following issues :

- file(1) crashed when parsing some PE executables.
(CVE-2014-2270, bnc#866750)

- file(1) did not set return code on non-existing files.
(bnc#863450)

See also :

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863450
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=866750
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-2270.html

Solution :

Apply SAT patch number 9066.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 74087 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-2270

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