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CVE-2012-2813

Published: 13 July 2012

The exif_convert_utf16_to_utf8 function in exif-entry.c in the EXIF Tag Parsing Library (aka libexif) before 0.6.21 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly obtain sensitive information from process memory via crafted EXIF tags in an image.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libexif
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (0.6.20-3,0.6.21)
hardy
Released (0.6.16-2.1ubuntu0.2)
lucid
Released (0.6.19-1ubuntu0.1)
natty
Released (0.6.20-0ubuntu1.1)
oneiric
Released (0.6.20-1ubuntu0.1)
precise
Released (0.6.20-2ubuntu0.1)
Patches:
vendor: https://bugzilla.novell.com/attachment.cgi?id=498455
upstream: http://libexif.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/libexif/libexif/libexif/exif-entry.c?r1=1.146&r2=1.147&view=patch