SuSE 11.3 Security Update : file (SAT Patch Number 9066)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74087

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The command line tool file(1) and its library libmagic have been updated to fix the following issues :

- file(1) crashed when parsing some PE executables.
(CVE-2014-2270, bnc#866750)

- file(1) did not set return code on non-existing files.
(bnc#863450)

Solution

Apply SAT patch number 9066.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=863450

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=866750

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-2270.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74087

File Name: suse_11_file-140331.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/05/19

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:file, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:file-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/03/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2270