Debian: DSA-4550-1: file security update

    Date25 Oct 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is processed.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4550-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 25, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : file
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18218
    
    A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool,
    which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of
    arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is
    processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 1:5.30-1+deb9u3.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:5.35-4+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of file please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/file
    
    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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