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Debian: DSA-3021-1: file security update

Date 09 Sep 2014
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Posted By LinuxSecurity 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.
https://www.debian.org/security/                             Luciano Bello
September 09, 2014                     https://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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