Out-of-Bounds

Affecting file package, versions <1:5.19-1

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream file package. See Remediation section below for Debian:9 relevant versions.

Buffer overflow in the mconvert function in softmagic.c in file before 5.19, as used in the Fileinfo component in PHP before 5.4.30 and 5.5.x before 5.5.14, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted Pascal string in a FILE_PSTRING conversion.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:9 file to version 1:5.19-1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

5.3
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    Low
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
CVE
CVE-2014-3478
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-FILE-300973
Disclosed
09 Jul, 2014
Published
09 Jul, 2014