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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.

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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.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-2799
Product(s):