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    Debian: DSA-3965-1: file security update

    Date 05 Sep 2017
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Thomas Jarosch discovered a stack-based buffer overflow flaw in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service if an ELF binary with a specially crafted .notes section is processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3965-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    September 05, 2017                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : file
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-1000249
    
    Thomas Jarosch discovered a stack-based buffer overflow flaw in file, a
    file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service if
    an ELF binary with a specially crafted .notes section is processed.
    
    For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.30-1+deb9u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.32-1.
    
    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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