Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : libexif (MDKSA-2007:128)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 25563


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


Another integer overflow was found in the way libexif parses EXIF image tags. An individual who opened a carefully-crafted EXIF image file could cause the application linked against libexif to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 25563

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2007-128.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/06/21

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64exif12, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64exif12-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libexif12, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libexif12-devel, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2007.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4168

MDKSA: 2007:128