USN-654-1: libexif vulnerabilities
14 October 2008
- libexif -
Meder Kydyraliev discovered that libexif did not correctly handle certain
EXIF headers. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
a specially crafted image, a remote attacker could cause the application
linked against libexif to crash, leading to a denial of service, or
possibly executing arbitrary code with user privileges.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart your session to effect
the necessary changes.