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[DSA709] DSA-709-1 libexif Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Sylvain Defresne discovered a buffer overflow in libexif, a library
that parses EXIF files (such as JPEG files with extra tags). This bug
could be exploited to crash the application and maybe to execute
arbitrary code as well.
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your libexif package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-709
Threat Level: High
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