SuSE 10 Security Update : libexif (ZYPP Patch Number 4884)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29957


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Two bugs in libexif were identified by a Google Security Audit done by Meder Kydyraliev.

- Loading EXIF data could be used to cause a infinite recursion and crash CVE-2007-6352: Integer overflows in the thumbnail handler could be used to overflow buffers and potentially execute code or crash a program using libexif. (CVE-2007-6351)


Apply ZYPP patch number 4884.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29957

File Name: suse_libexif-4884.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/14

Modified: 2012/05/17

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: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-6351, CVE-2007-6352

CWE: 189