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USN-4172-2: file vulnerability

2019-11-01 KENNETH 0

USN-4172-2: file vulnerability file vulnerability A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Summary file could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file. Software Description file – Tool to determine file types Details USN-4172-1 fixed a vulnerability in file. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM Ubuntu 14.04 ESM. Original advisory details: It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. Update instructions The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 14.04 ESM file – 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4+esm1 libmagic1 – 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4+esm1 Ubuntu 12.04 ESM file – 5.09-2ubuntu0.8 libmagic1 – 5.09-2ubuntu0.8 To update your system, please follow these instructions: [ more… ]