[USN-3412-1] file vulnerability
steve.beattie at canonical.com
Thu Sep 7 21:16:03 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3412-1
September 07, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.04
The file utility could be made to crash if it opened a specially
- file: Tool to determine file types
Thomas Jarosch discovered that file incorrectly handled certain ELF
files. An attacker could use this to cause file to crash, resulting
in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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