Debian LTS: DLA-2100-1: libexif security update

    Date10 Feb 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    an out-of-bounds write vulnerability due to an integer overflow was reported in libexif, a library to parse exif files. This flaw might be leveraged by remote attackers to cause denial of service, or potentially execute arbitrary code via crafted image files.
    
    Package        : libexif
    Version        : 0.6.21-2+deb8u1
    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. This flaw might be leveraged by remote
    attackers to cause denial of service, or potentially execute arbitrary code via
    crafted image files.
    
    For Debian 8 "Jessie", this problem has been fixed in version
    0.6.21-2+deb8u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your libexif packages.
    
    Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
    
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