Debian: DSA-3825-1: jhead security update

    Date31 Mar 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that jhead, a tool to manipulate the non-image part of EXIF compliant JPEG files, is prone to an out-of-bounds access vulnerability, which may result in denial of service or, potentially, the execution of arbitrary code if an image with specially crafted EXIF
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3825-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    March 31, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : jhead
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-3822
    Debian Bug     : 858213
    
    It was discovered that jhead, a tool to manipulate the non-image part of
    EXIF compliant JPEG files, is prone to an out-of-bounds access
    vulnerability, which may result in denial of service or, potentially,
    the execution of arbitrary code if an image with specially crafted EXIF
    data is processed.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:2.97-1+deb8u1.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1:3.00-4.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1:3.00-4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your jhead 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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