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Debian: DSA-2873-2: file regression update

Date 24 Mar 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
It was discovered that the recent file update, DSA-2873-1, introduced a regression in the recognition of Perl scripts containing BEGIN code blocks.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2873-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 24, 2014                         https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : file
Debian Bug     : 742262 742265

It was discovered that the recent file update, DSA-2873-1, introduced a
regression in the recognition of Perl scripts containing BEGIN code
blocks.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.04-5+squeeze5.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.11-2+deb7u3.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem will be fixed soon.

We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.

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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