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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   file Vendors:   Darwin, Ian F.
(Red Hat Issues Fix) file Integer Overflow in cdf_read_property_info() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034249
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034249
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-3587   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 25 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:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisory is available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2155.html

Vendor URL:  rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2155.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  7

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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