USN-6108-1: Jhead vulnerabilities
25 May 2023
Jhead could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
- jhead - Manipulate the non-image part of Exif compliant JPEG files
It was discovered that Jhead did not properly handle certain crafted images
while rotating them. An attacker could possibly use this issue to crash Jhead,
resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2021-34055)
Kyle Brown discovered that Jhead did not properly handle certain crafted
images while regenerating the Exif thumbnail. An attacker could possibly use
this issue to execute arbitrary commands. (CVE-2022-41751)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.