Bug 2235714 (CVE-2022-48554) - CVE-2022-48554 file: stack-based buffer over-read in file_copystr in funcs.c
Summary: CVE-2022-48554 file: stack-based buffer over-read in file_copystr in funcs.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2022-48554
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Product Security
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Depends On: 2235715 2235718 2235719
Blocks: 2235716
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2023-08-29 14:08 UTC by Vipul Nair
Modified: 2024-04-30 11:01 UTC (History)
14 users (show)

Fixed In Version: file 5.42
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A flaw was found in file, a program used to identify a particular file according to the type of data contained by the file. This issue occurs when processing a specially crafted file, causing a stack-based buffer over-read, resulting in an application crash.
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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2024:2512 0 None None None 2024-04-30 11:01:53 UTC

Description Vipul Nair 2023-08-29 14:08:58 UTC
File before 5.43 has an stack-based buffer over-read in file_copystr in funcs.c. NOTE: "File" is the name of an Open Source project.


Upstream patch:

Comment 1 Vipul Nair 2023-08-29 14:09:17 UTC
Created file tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 2235715]

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2024-04-30 11:01:52 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9

Via RHSA-2024:2512 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2024:2512

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