Amazon Linux AMI : file (ALAS-2014-398)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 78341

Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

Integer overflow in the cdf_read_property_info function in cdf.c in file through 5.19, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.32 and 5.5.x before 5.5.16, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted CDF file. NOTE:
this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-1571 .

Solution

Run 'yum update file' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2014-398.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78341

File Name: ala_ALAS-2014-398.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/12/2014

Updated: 4/18/2018

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-devel, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-libs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:file-static, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:python-magic, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 9/3/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3587

ALAS: 2014-398