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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 2054-1] jhead security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

2 years ago

Modified

Modified

2 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'jhead' package(s) announced via the DSA-2054-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

Multiple buffer overflows have been fixed in jhead, a program to manipulate the non-image part of Exif compliant JPEG files.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'jhead' package(s) on Debian Linux.

Detection Method

Detection Method

Checks if a vulnerable package version is present on the target host.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 1:2.97-1+deb8u2. We recommend that you upgrade your jhead packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)