file 5.11-2ubuntu0.2 source package in Ubuntu

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file (5.11-2ubuntu0.2) quantal-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via crafted offset in PE executable
    - debian/patches/CVE-2014-2270.patch: check bounds in src/softmagic.c.
    - CVE-2014-2270
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:32:55 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2014-04-03
Uploaded to:
Quantal
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
main
Architectures:
any
Section:
utils
Urgency:
Medium Urgency

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file: Determines file type using "magic" numbers

 File tests each argument in an attempt to classify it. There are three sets of
 tests, performed in this order: filesystem tests, magic number tests, and
 language tests. The first test that succeeds causes the file type to be
 printed.

libmagic-dev: File type determination library using "magic" numbers (development)

 This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests. It
 implements the core functionality of the file command.
 .
 This package contains the development files.

libmagic1: File type determination library using "magic" numbers

 This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests. It
 implements the core functionality of the file command.

python-magic: File type determination library using "magic" numbers (Python bindings)

 This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests. It
 implements the core functionality of the file command.
 .
 This package contains the Python bindings.

python-magic-dbg: File type determination library using "magic" numbers (Python bindings/debug)

 This library can be used to classify files according to magic number tests. It
 implements the core functionality of the file command.
 .
 This package contains the Python bindings, built for the Python debug
 interpreter.