Debian: DSA-2754-1: exactimage security update

    Date10 Sep 2013
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that exactimage, a fast image processing library, does not correctly handle error conditions of the embedded copy of dcraw. This could result in a crash or other behaviour in an application using the library due to an uninitialized variable being
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2754-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                          Raphael Geissert
    September 10, 2013                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : exactimage
    Vulnerability  : denial of service
    Problem type   : local (remote)
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CVE-2013-1441
    
    It was discovered that exactimage, a fast image processing library,
    does not correctly handle error conditions of the embedded copy of
    dcraw. This could result in a crash or other behaviour in an
    application using the library due to an uninitialized variable being
    passed to longjmp.
    
    This is a different issue than CVE-2013-1438/DSA-2748-1.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.8.1-3+deb6u3.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.8.5-5+deb7u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (jessie) and the unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 0.8.9-2.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your exactimage packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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