USN-3911-1: file vulnerabilities
18 March 2019
Several security issues were fixed in file.
- file - Tool to determine file types
It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed ELF
files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.