Ubuntu 17.04 : file vulnerability (USN-3412-1)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 103047
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThomas Jarosch discovered that file incorrectly handled certain ELF files. An attacker could use this to cause file to crash, resulting in a denial of service.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected file and / or libmagic1 packages.