Debian: DSA-3021-1: file security update

    Date09 Sep 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple security issues have been found in file, a tool to determine a file type. These vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service, via resource consumption or application crash.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3021-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
    September 09, 2014                     http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : file
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0207 CVE-2014-0237 CVE-2014-0238 CVE-2014-3478 
                     CVE-2014-3479 CVE-2014-3480 CVE-2014-3487 CVE-2014-3538
                     CVE-2014-3587
    
    Multiple security issues have been found in file, a tool to determine 
    a file type. These vulnerabilities allow remote attackers to cause a 
    denial of service, via resource consumption or application crash.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in
    version 5.11-2+deb7u4.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version file 1:5.19-2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in
    version file 1:5.19-2.
    
    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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