Debian Security Advisory
DLA-460-1 file -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 07 May 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-8865.
- More information:
A malformed magic file could trigger a segmentation fault and thus crash applications due to a buffer over-write in the file_check_mem function.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this problem has been fixed in version 5.11-2+deb7u9.
We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.