[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-08 ] file: Denial of Service

Fabricante: Gentoo
Fecha: 16/03/2015
Identificador: GLSA 201503-08
[gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201503-08 ] file: Denial of Service
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201503-08 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - https://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: file: Denial of Service Date: March 16, 2015 Bugs: #503582, #532768 ID: 201503-08 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Vulnerabilities in file could allow a context-dependent attack to create a Denial of Service condition. Background ========== The file utility attempts to identify a file’s format by scanning binary data for patterns. Affected packages ================= ------------------------------------------------------------------- Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 sys-apps/file < 5.22 >= 5.22 Description =========== Multiple issues with the ELF parser used by the file utility have been detected and fixed. Impact ====== A context-dependent attacker can cause Denial of Service. Workaround ========== There is no known workaround at this time. Resolution ========== All file users should upgrade to the latest version: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=sys-apps/file-5.22" References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2014-2270 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-2270 [ 2 ] CVE-2014-9620 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9620 [ 3 ] CVE-2014-9621 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-9621 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201503-08 Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2015 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5