ESB-2017.2225 - [Linux][Debian] file: Denial of service - Existing account 2017-09-06

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                               ESB-2017.2225
                           file security update
                             6 September 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           file
Publisher:         Debian
Operating System:  Debian GNU/Linux 9
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1000249  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3965

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators 
         running file check for an updated version of the software for their
         operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-3965-1                   security@debian.org
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/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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