Debian Security Advisory
DLA-204-1 file -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 19 Apr 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 777585.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9653.
- More information:
This update fixes the following issue in the file package:
readelf.c does not consider that pread calls sometimes read only a subset of the available data, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted ELF file.