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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.58909
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0391
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0391.

The file command is used to identify a particular file according to the
type of data contained by the file.

The fix for CVE-2007-1536 introduced a new integer underflow flaw in the
file utility. An attacker could create a carefully crafted file which, if
examined by a victim using the file utility, could lead to arbitrary code
execution. (CVE-2007-2799)

This issue did not affect the version of the file utility distributed with
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 or 3.

Users should upgrade to this erratum package, which contain a backported
patch to correct this issue.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0391.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-2799
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
BugTraq ID: 24146
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24146
Bugtraq: 20070524 FLEA-2007-0022-1: file (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/469520/30/6420/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1343 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1343
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200705-25.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:114
NETBSD Security Advisory: NetBSD-SA2008-001
ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/security/advisories/NetBSD-SA2008-001.txt.asc
http://osvdb.org/38498
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11012
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0391.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1018140
http://secunia.com/advisories/25394
http://secunia.com/advisories/25544
http://secunia.com/advisories/25578
http://secunia.com/advisories/25931
http://secunia.com/advisories/26203
http://secunia.com/advisories/26294
http://secunia.com/advisories/26415
http://secunia.com/advisories/29179
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2007:040 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_40_file.html
http://www.trustix.org/errata/2007/0024/
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-439-2
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/2071
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
XForce ISS Database: file-assert-code-execution(34731)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/34731
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-1536
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html
BugTraq ID: 23021
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23021
Bugtraq: 20070825 OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477861/100/0/threaded
Bugtraq: 20070828 Re: OpenBSD 4.1 - Heap overflow vulnerabillity (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/477950/100/0/threaded
CERT/CC vulnerability note: VU#606700
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/606700
Debian Security Information: DSA-1274 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1274
FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-07:04
http://security.freebsd.org/advisories/FreeBSD-SA-07:04.file.asc
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200703-26.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200710-19.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:067
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2007/000161.html
OpenBSD Security Advisory: [4.0] 20070709 015: SECURITY FIX: July 9, 2007
http://openbsd.org/errata40.html#015_file
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10658
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0124.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017796
http://secunia.com/advisories/24548
http://secunia.com/advisories/24592
http://secunia.com/advisories/24604
http://secunia.com/advisories/24608
http://secunia.com/advisories/24616
http://secunia.com/advisories/24617
http://secunia.com/advisories/24723
http://secunia.com/advisories/24754
http://secunia.com/advisories/25133
http://secunia.com/advisories/25393
http://secunia.com/advisories/25402
http://secunia.com/advisories/25989
http://secunia.com/advisories/27307
http://secunia.com/advisories/27314
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.512926
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2007:005 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_5_sr.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-439-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1040
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1939
XForce ISS Database: openbsd-file-bo(36283)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/36283
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