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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0000586filegeneralpublic2017-01-18 16:09
ReporterGürol Ca 
Assigned ToChristos Zoulas 
Status resolvedResolutionfixed 
PlatformmacOS 10.12.2 (16C67)OSDarwinOS VersionDarwin 16.3.0
Product Version 
Target VersionFixed in Version5.30 
Summary0000586: Exception on getting description (magic literal) for ELF Executable
DescriptionVia python-magin; while getting a MIME type by providing mime=True in from_file returns 'application/x-executable'. Without this flag (i.e. getting textual description) causes exception with this message:

    ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, EABI5 version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked, interpreter /system/bin/linker error reading (Inappropriate file type or format)

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My test file's hash is 3cab719708dd89405890dc9ae830a48c (unclassified malware).
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Gürol Ca

Gürol Ca

2016-12-22 06:49


Christos Zoulas

Christos Zoulas

2017-01-18 16:09

manager   ~0001464

This file is broken: readelf reports:
readelf: Error: Unable to read in 0x398 bytes of section headers
readelf: Error: Section headers are not available!

OTOH, I made file(1) report missing section headers instead of an error.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2016-12-22 06:49 Gürol Ca New Issue
2016-12-22 06:49 Gürol Ca File Added: VirusShare_3cab719708dd89405890dc9ae830a48c
2017-01-18 16:08 Christos Zoulas Assigned To => Christos Zoulas
2017-01-18 16:08 Christos Zoulas Status new => assigned
2017-01-18 16:09 Christos Zoulas Status assigned => resolved
2017-01-18 16:09 Christos Zoulas Resolution open => fixed
2017-01-18 16:09 Christos Zoulas Fixed in Version => 5.30
2017-01-18 16:09 Christos Zoulas Note Added: 0001464