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ESB-2007.0529 -- [OpenBSD] -- Erratum 009: heap overflow vulnerability in file(1)

Date: 16 July 2007
References: ESB-2007.0194  

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                        ESB-2007.0529 -- [OpenBSD]
            Erratum 009: heap overflow vulnerability in file(1)
                               16 July 2007

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              file(1)
Publisher:            OpenBSD
Operating System:     OpenBSD 4.1 and prior
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-1536

Ref:                  ESB-2007.0194

Original Bulletin:    http://www.openbsd.org/errata41.html#009_file

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009: SECURITY FIX: July 9, 2007   All Architectures
Fix possible heap overflow in file(1), aka CVE-2007-1536.

A source code patch exists which remedies this problem.
- - for OpenBSD 4.1:
  ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/4.1/common/009_file.patch

- - for OpenBSD 4.0:
  ftp://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/patches/4.0/common/015_file.patch

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