USN-439-1: file vulnerability
22 March 2007
Jean-Sebastien Guay-Leroux discovered that "file" did not correctly
check the size of allocated heap memory. If a user were tricked into
examining a specially crafted file with the "file" utility, a remote
attacker could execute arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the