[SECURITY] [DSA 4550-1] file security update

ID DEBIAN:DSA-4550-1:A59B3
Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2019-10-25T21:08:19


Debian Security Advisory DSA-4550-1 security@debian.org https://www.debian.org/security/ Moritz Muehlenhoff October 25, 2019 https://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : file CVE ID : CVE-2019-18218

A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.30-1+deb9u3.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.35-4+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.

For the detailed security status of file please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/file

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://www.debian.org/security/

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