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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   file Vendors:   Darwin, Ian F.
(FreeBSD Issues Fix) file Integer Overflow in cdf_read_property_info() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032572
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032572
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3587   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.19 and prior
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in file. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A specifically crafted Composite Document File (CDF) file can trigger an integer overflow in the cdf_read_property_info() function in 'cdf.c' to cause the target application to crash.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   FreeBSD has issued a fix.

The FreeBSD advisory is available at:

https://security.FreeBSD.org/advisories/FreeBSD-EN-15:06.file.asc

Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (FreeBSD)
Underlying OS Comments:  8.4, 9.3, 10.1

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Oct 3 2014 file Integer Overflow in cdf_read_property_info() Lets Remote Users Deny Service



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