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    Debian: DSA-4618-1: libexif security update

    Date 06 Feb 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    An out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to an integer overflow was reported in libexif, a library to parse EXIF files, which could result in denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if specially crafted image files are processed.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4618-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                     Salvatore Bonaccorso
    February 06, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libexif
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-9278
    Debian Bug     : 945948
    
    An out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to an integer overflow was
    reported in libexif, a library to parse EXIF files, which could result
    in denial of service, or potentially the execution of arbitrary code if
    specially crafted image files are processed.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed
    in version 0.6.21-2+deb9u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.6.21-5.1+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libexif packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of libexif please refer to its security
    tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/libexif
    
    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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