Mageia 2019-0308: file security update

    Date 29 Oct 2019
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Updated file packages fix security vulnerability: A buffer overflow was found in file which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is processed (CVE-2019-18218).
    MGASA-2019-0308 - Updated file packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 29 Oct 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0308.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-18218
    
    Updated file packages fix security vulnerability:
    
    A buffer overflow was found in file which may result in denial of service 
    or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF
    (Composite Document File) file is processed (CVE-2019-18218).
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25615
    - https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4550
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-18218
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/file-5.37-1.2.mga7
    

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