MGASA-2021-0252 - Updated exif packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 13 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0252.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-27815

NULL Pointer Deference in the exif command line tool, when printing out
XML formatted EXIF data, in exif v0.6.22 and earlier allows attackers to
cause a Denial of Service (DoS) by uploading a malicious JPEG file, causing
the application to crash. (CVE-2021-27815).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29038
- https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/thread/QMC6OTXZRPCUD3LOSWO4ISR7CH7NJQDT/
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-27815

SRPMS:
- 7/core/exif-0.6.22-1.1.mga7
- 8/core/exif-0.6.22-1.1.mga8