Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : exif (MDVSA-2013:036)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing a security update.

Description :

A vulnerability has been discovered and corrected in exif :

An integer overflow in the function jpeg_data_load_data in the exif
program could cause a data read beyond the end of a buffer, causing an
application crash or leakage of potentially sensitive information when
parsing a crafted JPEG file (CVE-2012-2845).

The updated packages have been upgraded to the 0.6.21 version which is
not vulnerable to this issue.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected exif package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.4
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 66050 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54437

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2845

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