Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4550-1 file -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Oct 2019
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-18218.
- More information:
A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if a malformed CDF (Composite Document File) file is processed.
For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.30-1+deb9u3.
For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.35-4+deb10u1.
We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.
For the detailed security status of file please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/file