SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libexif (SUSE-SU-2020:1534-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 137584



The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update for libexif fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

CVE-2016-6328: Fixed an integer overflow in parsing MNOTE entry data of the input file (bsc#1055857).

CVE-2017-7544: Fixed an out-of-bounds heap read vulnerability in exif_data_save_data_entry function in libexif/exif-data.c (bsc#1059893).

CVE-2018-20030: Fixed a denial of service by endless recursion (bsc#1120943).

CVE-2019-9278: Fixed an integer overflow (bsc#1160770).

CVE-2020-0093: Fixed an out-of-bounds read in exif_data_save_data_entry (bsc#1171847).

CVE-2020-12767: Fixed a divide-by-zero error in exif_entry_get_value (bsc#1171475).

CVE-2020-13112: Fixed a time consumption DoS when parsing canon array markers (bsc#1172121).

CVE-2020-13113: Fixed a potential use of uninitialized memory (bsc#1172105).

CVE-2020-13114: Fixed various buffer overread fixes due to integer overflows in maker notes (bsc#1172116).

Non-security issues fixed :

libexif was updated to version 0.6.22 :

- New translations: ms

- Updated translations for most languages

- Some useful EXIF 2.3 tag added :












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To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-Crowbar-8-2020-1534=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-8-2020-1534=1

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-OpenStack-Cloud-7-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP3 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP3-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP2 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP2-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12-SP1 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SAP-12-SP1-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP3-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP3-BCL-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP2-BCL :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP2-BCL-2020-1534=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP1-LTSS :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP1-2020-1534=1

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 :

zypper in -t patch SUSE-Storage-5-2020-1534=1

HPE Helion Openstack 8 :

zypper in -t patch HPE-Helion-OpenStack-8-2020-1534=1

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 137584

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1534-1.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/18/2020

Updated: 5/13/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-9278


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-13112

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif12, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libexif12-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/4/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-6328, CVE-2017-7544, CVE-2018-20030, CVE-2019-9278, CVE-2020-0093, CVE-2020-12767, CVE-2020-13112, CVE-2020-13113, CVE-2020-13114