Upstream information

CVE-2007-2799 at MITRE

Description

Integer overflow in the "file" program 4.20, when running on 32-bit systems, as used in products including The Sleuth Kit, might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large file that triggers an overflow that bypasses an assert() statement. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-1536.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 256290 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • file >= 4.24-43.17
  • file-32bit >= 4.24-43.17
  • file-x86 >= 4.24-43.17
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1 GA file-32bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
  • file >= 4.24-43.19.1
  • file-32bit >= 4.24-43.19.1
  • file-x86 >= 4.24-43.19.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 GA file-32bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
  • file >= 4.24-43.23.1
  • file-32bit >= 4.24-43.23.1
  • file-x86 >= 4.24-43.23.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 GA file-32bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • file >= 4.24-43.27.1
  • file-32bit >= 4.24-43.27.1
  • file-x86 >= 4.24-43.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 GA file-32bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • file-devel >= 4.24-43.27.1
Patchnames:
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4 GA file-devel
SUSE LINUX 10.0
  • file >= 4.14-3.5
  • file-32bit >= 4.14-3.5
  • file-64bit >= 4.14-3.5
  • file-devel >= 4.14-3.5
Builds
SUSE LINUX 10.1
  • file >= 4.16-15.13
  • file-32bit >= 4.16-15.13
  • file-64bit >= 4.16-15.13
  • file-devel >= 4.16-15.13