Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2009:129)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 48147
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA security vulnerability has been identified and fixed in file :
Heap-based buffer overflow in the cdf_read_sat function in src/cdf.c in Christos Zoulas file 5.00 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted compound document file, as demonstrated by a .msi, .doc, or .mpp file. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third-party information (CVE-2009-1515).
This update provides file-5.03, which is not vulnerable to this, and other unspecified issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.