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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1571: file: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-1571: file: Denial of service

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/17/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

file before 5.11 and libmagic allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Composite Document File (CDF) file that triggers (1) an out-of-bounds read or (2) an invalid pointer dereference.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-apps-file

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