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MDKSA-2005:064: libexif Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the libexif package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:064 (libexif).

A buffer overflow was discovered in the way libexif parses EXIF tags. An
attacker could exploit this by creating a special EXIF image file which could
cause image viewers linked against libexif to crash.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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