|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu: Security Advisory for file (USN-3911-2)|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing an update for the 'file'; package(s) announced via the USN-3911-2 advisory.|
The remote host is missing an update for the 'file'
package(s) announced via the USN-3911-2 advisory.
USN-3911-1 fixed vulnerabilities in file. One of the backported security
fixes introduced a regression that caused the interpreter string to be
truncated. This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
It was 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.
'file' package(s) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Please install the updated package(s).
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