Debian: DSA-2873-2: file regression update

    Date24 Mar 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity 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.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 24, 2014                         http://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: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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