segfault in magic_buffer

Christoph Biedl gw.file.bgzt at manchmal.in-ulm.de
Thu Feb 13 00:46:05 EET 2014


Bernd Melchers wrote...

> using magic_buffer(3) or file(1) version 5.16 for a file with
> the eight bytes 
> 45 52 00 00 00 00 00 00
> results in a segfault (linux, gcc 4.3.4).

Oh, I didn't realize the mail from mitre did not get through (Not yet?
Awaiting moderation?).

FWIW, this has been assigned CVE-2014-1943.

    Christoph


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