GLSA-201401-10 : libexif, exif: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 72032
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-10 (libexif, exif: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libexif and exif.
Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted image file using exif or an application linked against libexif, possibly resulting in execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libexif users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-libs/libexif-0.6.21' Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.
All exif users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/exif-0.6.21'