USN-4172-1: file vulnerability
30 October 2019
file could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially crafted file.
- file - Tool to determine file types
It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed 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.
- USN-4172-2: libmagic-dev, file, python3-magic, libmagic1, python-magic