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Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 864-1] 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

4 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

It was discovered that there was a vulnerability in jhead, a tool to manipulate the non-image part of EXIF-compliant JPEG files. Remote attackers were able to execute arbitrary code via crafted image data.

Affected Software

Affected Software

jhead on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', this issue has been fixed in jhead version 1:2.95-1+deb7u1. We recommend that you upgrade your jhead packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)