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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-8117: file multiple DoS issues (resource consumption)

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2014-8117: file multiple DoS issues (resource consumption)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/17/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

softmagic.c in file before 5.21 does not properly limit recursion, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption or crash) via unspecified vectors.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-file

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