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The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability has been found and corrected in file :
file before 5.19 does not properly restrict the amount of data read
during a regex search, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial
of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted file that triggers
backtracking during processing of an awk rule. NOTE: this
vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-7345
The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0