openSUSE Security Update : file (openSUSE-SU-2014:0364-1)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

file was updated to fix two security issues.

- A possible endless recursion. (CVE-2014-1943)

- A crash in PE file handling (CVE-2014-2270)

See also :

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2014-03/msg00034.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=864589
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=866750

Solution :

Update the affected file packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 75291 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-1943
CVE-2014-2270

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