CVE-2014-1943 file: infinite recursion

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • A flaw was found in the way the file utility determined the type of a file. A malicious input file could cause the file utility to use 100% CPU, or trigger infinite recursion, causing the file utility to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 6.5

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