Scientific Linux Security Update : libexif on SL5.x, SL4.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

An infinite recursion flaw was found in the way libexif parses Exif
image tags. If a victim opens a carefully crafted Exif image file, it
could cause the application linked against libexif to crash.
(CVE-2007-6351)

An integer overflow flaw was found in the way libexif parses Exif
image tags. If a victim opens a carefully crafted Exif image file, it
could cause the application linked against libexif to execute
arbitrary code, or crash. (CVE-2007-6352)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9ded3859

Solution :

Update the affected libexif and / or libexif-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60336 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-6351
CVE-2007-6352