Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS : file vulnerability (USN-2369-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78042
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionIt was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain CDF documents.
A attacker could use this issue to cause file to hang or 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 package.