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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionThomas Jarosch discovered a stack-based buffer overflow flaw in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service if an ELF binary with a specially crafted .notes section is processed.
SolutionUpgrade the file packages.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.30-1+deb9u1.