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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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