Fedora 31 : libexif (2020-085150ac6e)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 137787

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

New upstream release. It largely contains stability, security and bugfixes. Some EXIF 2.3 tags have been added. See also:
https://github.com/libexif/libexif/releases/tag/libexif-0_6_22-release

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Solution

Update the affected libexif package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2020-085150ac6e

https://github.com/libexif/libexif/releases/tag/libexif-0_6_22-release

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 137787

File Name: fedora_2020-085150ac6e.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/25/2020

Updated: 5/13/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:libexif, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:31

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/25/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-7544, CVE-2019-9278, CVE-2020-12767, CVE-2020-13112, CVE-2020-13113, CVE-2020-13114