USN-3686-1

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Source
https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-3686-1
Import Source
https://github.com/canonical/ubuntu-security-notices/blob/main/osv/USN-3686-1.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/USN-3686-1
Related
  • CVE-2014-9620
  • CVE-2014-9621
  • CVE-2014-9653
  • CVE-2015-8865
  • CVE-2018-10360
Published
2018-06-14T12:37:10.048176Z
Modified
2018-06-14T12:37:10.048176Z
Summary
file vulnerabilities
Details

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that file incorrectly handled a large number of notes. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9620)

Alexander Cherepanov discovered that file incorrectly handled certain long strings. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9621)

Alexander Cherepanov 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. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-9653)

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain magic files. An attacker could use this issue with a specially crafted magic file to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-8865)

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed ELF files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2018-10360)

References

Affected packages

Ubuntu:18.04:LTS / file

Package

Name
file

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "file": "1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1",
            "libmagic-dev": "1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1",
            "libmagic1": "1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1",
            "libmagic-mgc": "1:5.32-2ubuntu0.1"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:14.04:LTS / file

Package

Name
file

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python-magic": "1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4",
            "file": "1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4",
            "libmagic-dev": "1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4",
            "libmagic1": "1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4",
            "python3-magic": "1:5.14-2ubuntu3.4"
        }
    ]
}

Ubuntu:16.04:LTS / file

Package

Name
file

Affected ranges

Type
ECOSYSTEM
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Fixed
1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1

Ecosystem specific

{
    "availability": "No subscription needed",
    "binaries": [
        {
            "python-magic": "1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1",
            "file": "1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1",
            "libmagic-dev": "1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1",
            "libmagic1": "1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1",
            "python3-magic": "1:5.25-2ubuntu1.1"
        }
    ]
}