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CVE-2012-1571 Detail

Current Description

file before 5.11 and libmagic allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted Composite Document File (CDF) file that triggers (1) an out-of-bounds read or (2) an invalid pointer dereference.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/file/2012/000914.html Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2012/dsa-2422
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2012:035
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2123-1
https://github.com/glensc/file/commit/1859fdb4e67c49c463c4e0078054335cd46ba295 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/glensc/file/commit/1aec04dbf8a24b8a6ba64c4f74efa0628e36db0b Exploit Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:christos_zoulas:file:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
5.10
 cpe:2.3:a:tim_robbins:libmagic:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1571
NVD Published Date:
07/17/2012
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2014