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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-010

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-010
Posted Jan 8, 2015
Authored by Mandriva | Site mandriva.com

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-010 - Thomas Jarosch of Intra2net AG reported that using the file command on a specially-crafted ELF binary could lead to a denial of service due to uncontrolled resource consumption. Thomas Jarosch of Intra2net AG reported that using the file command on a specially-crafted ELF binary could lead to a denial of service due to uncontrolled recursion. The updated file packages has been upgraded to the latest 5.22 version which is not vulnerable to these issues.

tags | advisory, denial of service
systems | linux, mandriva
advisories | CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117
MD5 | 5dddb94bc28f7d85709db51364a82d7f

Mandriva Linux Security Advisory 2015-010

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Mandriva Linux Security Advisory MDVSA-2015:010
http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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Package : file
Date : January 8, 2015
Affected: Business Server 1.0
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Problem Description:

Updated file packages fix security vulnerabilities:

Thomas Jarosch of Intra2net AG reported that using the file command
on a specially-crafted ELF binary could lead to a denial of service
due to uncontrolled resource consumption (CVE-2014-8116).

Thomas Jarosch of Intra2net AG reported that using the file command
on a specially-crafted ELF binary could lead to a denial of service
due to uncontrolled recursion (CVE-2014-8117).

The updated file packages has been upgraded to the latest 5.22 version
which is not vulnerable to these issues.
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References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8116
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8117
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0537.html
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Updated Packages:

Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
4877f062464529f4fc6807e6a2b97c98 mbs1/x86_64/file-5.22-1.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
18ea4e8e0a9c1316d6c7bc2c28c34c8b mbs1/x86_64/lib64magic1-5.22-1.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
e707d66591af02a366f59aad33d9b27e mbs1/x86_64/lib64magic-devel-5.22-1.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
5feb99b018bbcc03653e1e06ff23a33d mbs1/x86_64/lib64magic-static-devel-5.22-1.2.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
aa989c3c2b029ffa3bfe645ca4f47230 mbs1/x86_64/python-magic-5.22-1.2.mbs1.noarch.rpm
d441fd96734d62ae0f2e05599815fcb3 mbs1/SRPMS/file-5.22-1.2.mbs1.src.rpm
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To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi. The verification
of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

All packages are signed by Mandriva for security. You can obtain the
GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

security_(at)_mandriva.com
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Type Bits/KeyID Date User ID
pub 1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
<security*mandriva.com>
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