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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-18218: Security patch for file (ALAS-2019-1326)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2019-18218: Security patch for file (ALAS-2019-1326)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
10/21/2019
Created
12/24/2019
Added
12/20/2019
Modified
12/20/2019

Description

cdf_read_property_info in cdf.c in file through 5.37 does not restrict the number of CDF_VECTOR elements, which allows a heap-based buffer overflow (4-byte out-of-bounds write).

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-file

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-file

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