SuSE9 Security Update : libexif (YOU Patch Number 12045)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41185


The remote SuSE 9 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-2007-6351)

- Integer overflows in the thumbnail handler could be used to overflow buffers and potentially execute code or crash a program using libexif. (CVE-2007-6352)


Apply YOU patch number 12045.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41185

File Name: suse9_12045.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2012/04/23

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: 2008/01/10

Reference Information

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

CWE: 189