This script is Copyright (C) 2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
Updated file packages fix security vulnerabilities :
A flaw was found in the way file's Composite Document Files (CDF)
format parser handle CDF files with many summary info entries. The
cdf_unpack_summary_info() function unnecessarily repeatedly read the
info from the same offset. This led to many file_printf() calls in
cdf_file_property_info(), which caused file to use an excessive amount
of CPU time when parsing a specially crafted CDF file (CVE-2014-0237).
A flaw was found in the way file parsed property information from
Composite Document Files (CDF) files. A property entry with 0 elements
triggers an infinite loop (CVE-2014-0238).
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false