Mageia 2019-0331: libexif security update

    Date19 Nov 2019
    CategoryMageia
    68
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability: In libexif, there is a possible out of bounds write due to an integer overflow. This could lead to remote escalation of privilege in the media content provider with no additional execution privileges needed. User
    MGASA-2019-0331 - Updated libexif packages fix security vulnerability
    
    Publication date: 19 Nov 2019
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2019-0331.html
    Type: security
    Affected Mageia releases: 7
    CVE: CVE-2019-9278
    
    The updated packages fix a security vulnerability:
    
    In libexif, there is a possible out of bounds write due to an integer
    overflow. This could lead to remote escalation of privilege in the media
    content provider with no additional execution privileges needed. User
    interaction is needed for exploitation. (CVE-2019-9278)
    
    References:
    - https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25674
    - https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/11/07/1
    - https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2019-9278
    
    SRPMS:
    - 7/core/libexif-0.6.21-14.1.mga7
    

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