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    Gentoo: GLSA-202011-19: libexif: Multiple vulnerabilities

    Date 16 Nov 2020
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libexif, the worst of which could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
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    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202011-19
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     Severity: Normal
        Title: libexif: Multiple vulnerabilities
         Date: November 16, 2020
         Bugs: #754681
           ID: 202011-19
    
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    Synopsis
    ========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libexif, the worst of which
    could result in the arbitrary execution of code.
    
    Background
    ==========
    
    libexif is a library for parsing, editing and saving Exif metadata from
    images.
    
    Affected packages
    =================
    
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
         Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
        -------------------------------------------------------------------
      1  media-libs/libexif      < 0.6.22_p20201105   >= 0.6.22_p20201105 
    
    Description
    ===========
    
    Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libexif. Please review
    the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
    
    Impact
    ======
    
    Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
    
    Workaround
    ==========
    
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    
    Resolution
    ==========
    
    All libexif users should upgrade to the latest version:
    
      # emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=media-libs/libexif-0.6.22_p20201105"
    
    References
    ==========
    
    [ 1 ] CVE-2020-0181
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-0181
    [ 2 ] CVE-2020-0198
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-0198
    [ 3 ] CVE-2020-0452
          https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-0452
    
    Availability
    ============
    
    This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
    the Gentoo Security Website:
    
     https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202011-19
    
    Concerns?
    =========
    
    Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
    confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
    importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or alternatively, you may file a bug at
    https://bugs.gentoo.org.
    
    License
    =======
    
    Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
    belongs to its owner(s).
    
    The contents of this document are licensed under the
    Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.
    
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
    
    

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