Debian DSA-3021-1 : file - security update
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77585
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionMultiple security issues have been found in file, a tool to determine a file type. These vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service, via resource consumption or application crash.
SolutionUpgrade the file packages.
For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 5.11-2+deb7u4.