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"SLC6X: applications/file: file

file - A utility for determining file types

Website: http://www.darwinsys.com/file/
License: BSD
Vendor: Scientific Linux CERN, http://cern.ch/linux
Description:
The file command is used to identify a particular file according to the
type of data contained by the file.  File can identify many different
file types, including ELF binaries, system libraries, RPM packages, and
different graphics formats.

Packages

file-5.04-30.el6.i686 [48 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2016-02-16):
- fix CVE-2014-3538 (unrestricted regular expression matching)
file-5.04-21.el6.i686 [46 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2014-08-04):
- fix typographical error in changelog
file-5.04-15.el6.i686 [45 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2012-09-25):
- fix #859834 - removed duplicated patterns for backups generated by "dump" tool
file-5.04-13.el6.i686 [44 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2012-02-14):
- fix #688136 - fixed the patch from previous commit
- fix #719583 - support for local magic file in /etc/magic
file-5.04-11.el6.i686 [43 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2011-09-05):
- fix #730336 - updated patch from upstream
file-5.04-9.el6.i686 [43 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2011-06-29):
- fix #716665 - detect MP3 files properly
file-5.04-6.el6.i686 [43 KiB] Changelog by Jan Kaluza (2011-01-26):
- fix #637782 - identify the zip64 format correctly
- fix #643046 - recognize volume_key escrow packets
- fix #594083 - improve Python recognition
- fix #608686 - mention return code in manpage
- fix #610795 - recognize webm content
- fix #670125 - don't identify GFS2 filesystems as GFS1 filesystems

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