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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionMultiple out-of heap-based buffer read flaws and invalid pointer dereference flaws were found in the way file, utility for determining of file types processed header section for certain Composite Document Format (CDF) files. A remote attacker could provide a specially crafted CDF file, which once inspected by the file utility of the victim would lead to file executable crash (CVE-2012-1571).
The updated packages for Mandriva Linux 2011 have been upgraded to the 5.11 version and the packages for Mandriva Linux 2010.2 has been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.