Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2014:167)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated file packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way file uses cdf_read_property_info function
when checks stream offsets for certain Composite Document Format
(CDF). An insufficient input validation flaw for p and q minimal and
maximal value, leads to a pointer overflow. This issue only affects
32bit systems (CVE-2014-3587).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0354.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77646 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69325

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3587

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