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SUSE Linux Security Vulnerability: CVE-2013-7345

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
03/24/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/07/2014
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

The BEGIN regular expression in the awk script detector in magic/Magdir/commands in file before 5.15 uses multiple wildcards with unlimited repetitions, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted ASCII file that triggers a large amount of backtracking, as demonstrated via a file with many newline characters.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-file
  • suse-upgrade-file-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic-data
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic1
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic1-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-magic

References

  • suse-upgrade-file
  • suse-upgrade-file-devel
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic-data
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic1
  • suse-upgrade-libmagic1-32bit
  • suse-upgrade-python-magic

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