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CVE-2017-1000249

Published: 5 September 2017

An issue in file() was introduced in commit 9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d1 (Oct 2016) lets an attacker overwrite a fixed 20 bytes stack buffer with a specially crafted .notes section in an ELF binary. This was fixed in commit 35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793 (Aug 2017).

Notes

AuthorNote
sbeattie
introduced in 5.28
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
file
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream
Released (1:5.32-1)
xenial Not vulnerable

zesty
Released (1:5.29-3ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
Introduced by

9611f31313a93aa036389c5f3b15eea53510d4d1

Fixed by 35c94dc6acc418f1ad7f6241a6680e5327495793