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Debian LTS: Security Advisory for libexif (DLA-2439-1)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

1 year ago

Modified

Modified

1 year ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'libexif' package(s) announced via the DLA-2439-1 advisory.

Insight

Insight

In libexif/exif-entry.c, through libexif 0.6.21-2+deb9u4, compiler optimization could remove a buffer overflow check, making a buffer overflow possible with some EXIF tags.

Affected Software

Affected Software

'libexif' 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 9 stretch, this problem has been fixed in version 0.6.21-2+deb9u5. We recommend that you upgrade your libexif packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)