Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : libexif (MDVSA-2008:005)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An infinite recursion flaw was found in the way that libexif parses
Exif image tags. A carefully crafted Exif image file opened by an
application linked against libexif could cause the application to
crash (CVE-2007-6351).

An integer overflow flaw was also found in how libexif parses Exif
image tags. A carefully crafted Exif image file opened by an
application linked against libexif could cause the application to
crash or execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user
executing the application (CVE-2007-6352).

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36369 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-005.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

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

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