Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : file (MDVSA-2014:236)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 79632
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Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated file packages fix security vulnerability :

An out-of-bounds read flaw was found in file's donote() function in the way the file utility determined the note headers of a elf file.
This could possibly lead to file executable crash (CVE-2014-3710).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0439.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79632

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-236.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 11/30/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:file, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64magic-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64magic-static-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64magic1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:python-magic, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/28/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3710

BID: 70807

MDVSA: 2014:236