Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2014:236)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated file packages fix security vulnerability :

An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in file's donote() function in
the way the file utility determined the note headers of a elf file.
This could possibly lead to file executable crash (CVE-2014-3710).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0439.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79632 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70807

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3710

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