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A file security update has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 11 to address a buffer overflow that may result in denial of service if a specially crafted file is processed.



[SECURITY] [DSA 5489-1] file security update


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-5489-1 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
September 04, 2023 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : file
CVE ID : CVE-2022-48554

A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool,
which may result in denial of service if a specially crafted file is
processed.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed
in version 1:5.39-3+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.

For the detailed security status of file please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/file

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/