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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   file Vendors:   Darwin, Ian F.
'File' Stack Overflow in Processing ELF Headers May Permit Arbitrary Code Execution
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1012433
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1012433
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 6 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Execution of arbitrary code via network

Version(s): prior to 4.12
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in 'file'. A user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Trustix reported a vulnerability in the ELF header parsing code in 'file'. A user may be able to create a specially crafted ELF file that, when processed using 'file', may be able to modify the stack and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Impact:   A user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Dec 14 2004 (Gentoo Issues Fix) 'File' Stack Overflow in Processing ELF Headers May Permit Arbitrary Code Execution
Gentoo has released a fix.



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