Amazon Linux AMI : libexif (ALAS-2012-126)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

Multiple flaws were found in the way libexif processed Exif tags. An
attacker could create a specially crafted image file that, when opened
in an application linked against libexif, could cause the application
to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges
of the user running the application.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?71126156

Solution :

Run 'yum update libexif' to update your system.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69616 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2812
CVE-2012-2813
CVE-2012-2814
CVE-2012-2836
CVE-2012-2837
CVE-2012-2840
CVE-2012-2841