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Vulnerability of Fine Free file: two vulnerabilities of ELF

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of ELF of Fine Free file.
Impacted products: Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this bulletin: 1/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 16/12/2014.
Références of this threat: CVE-2014-8116, CVE-2014-8117, DSA-3121-1, FEDORA-2015-2020, K16347, MDVSA-2015:010, MDVSA-2015:080, openSUSE-SU-2014:1720-1, openSUSE-SU-2014:1721-1, openSUSE-SU-2017:3067-1, RHSA-2015:2155-07, RHSA-2016:0760-01, SOL16347, USN-2494-1, USN-2535-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-15813.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Fine Free file (libmagic) program analyzes files, in order to automatically recognize their type. Several vulnerabilities were announced in Fine Free file.

An attacker can generate numerous errors, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2014-8116]

An attacker can generate an infinite recursion, in order to trigger a denial of service. [severity:1/4; CVE-2014-8117]
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as Debian, BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, Fedora, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, Ubuntu, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

Fine Free file: version 5.21.
The version 5.21 is fixed:
  ftp://ftp.astron.com/pub/file/

Debian: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: file 5.11-2+deb7u7

F5 BIG-IP: fixed versions for file.
Fixed versions are indicated in information sources.

Fedora 21: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 21: file 5.22-2.fc21

Mandriva BS2: new php packages.
New packages are available:
  Mandriva BS2: php 5.5.23-1.mbs2

Mandriva: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  Mandriva BS1: file 5.22-1.2.mbs1

openSUSE Leap: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 42.2: file 5.22-7.3.1
  openSUSE Leap 42.3: file 5.22-10.1

openSUSE: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE 13.1: file 5.15-4.28.1
  openSUSE 13.2: file 5.19-3.8.1

RHEL 6: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: file 5.04-30.el6

RHEL 7: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: file 5.11-31.el7

Ubuntu: new file packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.10: file 1:5.19-1ubuntu1.2
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: file 1:5.14-2ubuntu3.3
  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: file 5.09-2ubuntu0.6
  Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: file 5.03-5ubuntu1.5

Ubuntu: new php5 packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.10: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.3, php5 5.5.12+dfsg-2ubuntu4.3
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.7, php5 5.5.9+dfsg-1ubuntu4.7
  Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.17, php5 5.3.10-1ubuntu3.17
  Ubuntu 10.04 LTS: libapache2-mod-php5 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.29, php5 5.3.2-1ubuntu4.29
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