Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201806-08 ] file
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: file: Denial of service (GLSA 201806-08)
A vulnerability in file could lead to a Denial of Service
file is a utility that guesses a file format by scanning binary data for
Vulnerable: < 5.33-r2
Unaffected: >= 5.33-r2
Architectures: All supported architectures
File does not properly utilize the do_core_note function in readelf.c in
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted ELF file possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All file users should upgrade to the latest version:
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/file-5.33-r2"