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Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3219-1                [email protected]
https://www.debian.org/lts/security/                      Markus Koschany
December 04, 2022                             https://wiki.debian.org/LTS
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Package        : jhead
Version        : 1:3.00-8+deb10u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2021-34055 CVE-2022-41751
Debian Bug     : 1024272 1022028

Jhead, a tool for manipulating EXIF data embedded in JPEG images, allowed
attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands by placing them in a JPEG filename
and then using the regeneration -rgt50, -autorot or -ce option. In addition a
buffer overflow error in exif.c has been addressed which could lead to a denial
of service (application crash).

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version
1:3.00-8+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your jhead packages.

For the detailed security status of jhead please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/jhead

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

Debian LTS: DLA-3219-1: jhead security update

December 4, 2022
Jhead, a tool for manipulating EXIF data embedded in JPEG images, allowed attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands by placing them in a JPEG filename and then using the regenerat...

Summary


Jhead, a tool for manipulating EXIF data embedded in JPEG images, allowed
attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands by placing them in a JPEG filename
and then using the regeneration -rgt50, -autorot or -ce option. In addition a
buffer overflow error in exif.c has been addressed which could lead to a denial
of service (application crash).

For Debian 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version
1:3.00-8+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your jhead packages.

For the detailed security status of jhead please refer to
its security tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/jhead

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

Severity
Package : jhead
Version : 1:3.00-8+deb10u1
CVE ID : CVE-2021-34055 CVE-2022-41751
Debian Bug : 1024272 1022028

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