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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.3780
                           file security update
                             10 November 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           file
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18218  

Reference:         ESB-2020.1806
                   ESB-2019.4038.2
                   ESB-2019.3961

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4374

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: file security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:4374-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:4374
Issue date:        2021-11-09
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18218 
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1. Summary:

An update for file is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8) - aarch64, noarch, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux CRB (v. 8) - aarch64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64

3. Description:

The file command is used to identify a particular file according to the
type of data the file contains. It can identify many different file types,
including Executable and Linkable Format (ELF) binary files, system
libraries, RPM packages, and different graphics formats.

Security Fix(es):

* file: heap-based buffer overflow in cdf_read_property_info in cdf.c
(CVE-2019-18218)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes:

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 8.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1765272 - CVE-2019-18218 file: heap-based buffer overflow in cdf_read_property_info in cdf.c

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux BaseOS (v. 8):

Source:
file-5.33-20.el8.src.rpm

aarch64:
file-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-libs-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm

noarch:
python3-magic-5.33-20.el8.noarch.rpm

ppc64le:
file-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-libs-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
file-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-libs-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
file-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-libs-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-libs-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux CRB (v. 8):

aarch64:
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-devel-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.aarch64.rpm

ppc64le:
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-devel-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.ppc64le.rpm

s390x:
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-devel-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.s390x.rpm

x86_64:
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-debugsource-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-devel-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-devel-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.i686.rpm
file-libs-debuginfo-5.33-20.el8.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-18218
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/red_hat_enterprise_linux/8/html/8.5_release_notes/

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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