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Alpine Linux: Vulnerability in file < 5.11 may allow remote denial of service

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Alpine Linux: Vulnerability in file < 5.11 may allow remote denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/10/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
02/28/2018

Description

A denial of service flaw was found in the way the File Information (fileinfo) extension parsed certain Composite Document Format (CDF) files. A remote attacker could use this flaw to crash a PHP application using fileinfo via a specially crafted CDF file.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-file

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