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openSUSE-SU-2014:0481-1: moderate: file: fixed potential CPU consumption problem
openSUSE Security Update: file: fixed potential CPU consumption problem
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Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2014:0481-1
Rating: moderate
References: #869906
Cross-References: CVE-2013-7345
Affected Products:
openSUSE 12.3
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An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

Description:


file was updated to fix extensive backtracking in awk rule
regular expression which could lead to a CPU consumption
denial of service.


Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 12.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2014-270

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".


Package List:

- openSUSE 12.3 (i586 x86_64):

file-5.11-12.23.1
file-debuginfo-5.11-12.23.1
file-debugsource-5.11-12.23.1
file-devel-5.11-12.23.1
libmagic-data-5.11-12.23.1
libmagic1-5.11-12.23.1
libmagic1-debuginfo-5.11-12.23.1
python-magic-5.11-12.23.1

- openSUSE 12.3 (x86_64):

libmagic1-32bit-5.11-12.23.1
libmagic1-debuginfo-32bit-5.11-12.23.1


References:

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2013-7345.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/869906


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