FreeBSD : FreeBSD -- Multiple vulnerabilities in file(1) and libmagic(3) (70140f20-6007-11e6-a6c3-14dae9d210b8)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

A specifically crafted Composite Document File (CDF) file can trigger
an out-of-bounds read or an invalid pointer dereference.

A flaw in regular expression in the awk script detector makes use of
multiple wildcards with unlimited repetitions. [CVE-2013-7345]

A malicious input file could trigger infinite recursion in
libmagic(3). [CVE-2014-1943]

A specifically crafted Portable Executable (PE) can trigger
out-of-bounds read. [CVE-2014-2270] Impact : An attacker who can cause
file(1) or any other applications using the libmagic(3) library to be
run on a maliciously constructed input can the application to crash or
consume excessive CPU resources, resulting in a denial-of-service.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 92905 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52225

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1571

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