[USN-6359-1] file vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6359-1
September 12, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
file could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially
- file: Tool to determine file types
It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed files. An
attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
A file security update has been released for Ubuntu Linux 22.04 LTS.