Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5489-1 file -- security update

Date Reported:
04 Sep 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-48554.
More information:

A buffer overflow was found in file, a file type classification tool, which may result in denial of service if a specially crafted file is processed.

For the oldstable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 1:5.39-3+deb11u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your file packages.

For the detailed security status of file please refer to its security tracker page at: