CVE-2007-2799

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2007-05-23
CWE:
CWE-190
Bugzilla:
241022: CVE-2007-2799 file integer overflow

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the "file" program 4.20, when running on 32-bit systems, as used in products including The Sleuth Kit, might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large file that triggers an overflow that bypasses an assert() statement. NOTE: this issue is due to an incorrect patch for CVE-2007-1536.

Find out more about CVE-2007-2799 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (file) RHSA-2007:0391 2007-05-30
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (file) RHSA-2007:0391 2007-05-30
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