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    Debian: DSA-4786-1: libexif security update

    Date 08 Nov 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that a boundary check in libexif, a library to parse EXIF files, could be optimised away by the compiler, resulting in a potential buffer overflow.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4786-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    November 08, 2020                     https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : libexif
    CVE ID         : CVE-2020-0452
    
    It was discovered that a boundary check in libexif, a library to parse
    EXIF files, could be optimised away by the compiler, resulting in
    a potential buffer overflow.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.6.21-5.1+deb10u5.
    
    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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